Black History Month 2022

Black History Month Contest 2022

Showcase your talents and creativity by submitting an essay, poem, visual artwork, song, rap, or other creative work that represents a Black historical figure or an event in Black American history that has influenced your personal life or shaped the world.

FREE gift for all entrants! A first prize ($150), a second prize ($100), and a third prize ($50) winners will be selected and notified.

Contest Rules

The contest is open to local San Diego County students in the 4th – 12th grade only.

1. One entry per person.

2. All content must be original work.

3. Make it colorful, be creative and have fun!

4. All entries must be submitted by-February 28th, 2022


FOR DIGITAL WORK: Submit entry to the Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library via email us at or the Malcolm X Library Facebook page (please tag your entry with @malcolmxlibrary) with the following information included: TITLE OF WORK – MEDIUM – STUDENT NAME – PARENT NAME PHONE NUMBER – EMAIL ADDRESS – GRADE LEVEL

For Physical Work: Attach the completed entry form to your work. and Submit physical work to Valencia Park/ Malcolm X Library by February 28, 2022, to be considered. 5148 Market St. San Diego, CA 92114

Be Creative and Have Fun!

The contest is sponsored by Buy Black San Diego, Southeast Art Team, and the Friends of the Malcolm X Library.

Entry Form Below

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