D.C. Lotteryâ€™s 2009 Black History Poster Celebrates the Political, Social, and Cultural Achievements of Black Americans
On Thurs., Feb. 26, the D.C. Lottery and Charitable Games Control Board unveiled its 2009 Black History Poster/Calendar at Madame Tussauds. This yearâ€™s poster/calendar celebrates the achievements of Black Americans, leading up to the election of President Barack Obama. â€œPathway to Changeâ€ also features Frederick Douglass, Mary McLeod Bethune, Shirley Chisholm, Martin Luther King, Jr., and 18 other notable Black Americans.
Requests for posters are accepted online at www.dclottery.com and can be picked up at D.C. Lottery and Charitable Games Control Board, 2101 Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, Southeast or D.C. Lottery Claim Center, 2000 14th Street, Northwest, Frank D. Reeves Municipal Center, Lobby Level.
Requests for 10 or more posters/calendars must be submitted online. For more information about the 2009 Black History Poster, contact the D.C. Lotteryâ€™s Communications Department at 202-645-7900.
Since 1986, the D.C. Lottery and Charitable Games Control Board has produced a Black History Poster/Calendar to highlight African Americans and their contributions to U.S. history in such areas as education, arts, sports, entertainment, communications, business and the military. The posters are free and displayed at numerous locations throughout the District.