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Las Vegas advertising company celebrates Black History Month in a big way

Posted at 8:47 AM, Feb 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-05 12:24:39-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A Las Vegas advertising company is celebrating Black History Month in a big way.

Lamar Advertising is putting up billboards across the valley featuring several prominent Black figures in history.

The billboards will include:

  • John Baxter Taylor Junior, the first Black Olympic gold medalist
  • Juanita Hall, the first Black Tony winner
  • Booker T. Washington, the first Black American on a U.S. postage stamp.

You'll be able to see these billboards around the valley.