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Boston English High students to attend Black History event at Celtics practice facility

Posted by Justin Rice  February 26, 2013 07:01 PM

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The Massachusetts Army National Guard and the Celtics are teaming up for a Black History Month event at 3 p.m. Thursday at the team's practice facility in Waltham.

Avery Bradley, Keyon Dooling, and Walter McCarty will join 30 students from Boston English High in reviewing monumental events and time periods in African-American history through a trivia-format game.

The Celtics and the Massachusetts Army National Guard have been highlighting significant events in African-American history during home games this month and on Celtics.com.

Justin A. Rice covers Boston Public school athletics. He can be reached at jrice.globe@gmail.com. Follow him on Twitter @GlobeJustinRice or @BPSspts.

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  • Justin A. Rice -- A metro Detroit native, Rice is a Michigan State University (Go Spartans!) and Northeastern University graduate. Rice lives in the South End with his dog and wife, who unfortunately attended the University of Michigan ... his wife, that is. He curates the BPS Sports Blog and is always looking to write about city athletes with great stories. Have an idea? He can be reached at jrice.globe@gmail.com. Follow him on Twitter @GlobeJustinRice or @BPSspts.
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Also expect updates from Boston.com High School sports editor Zuri Berry and the Globe staff.