Byline: Anthony DeFeo
The sounds of blues and traditional black spirituals heralded the start of the Black History Month Festival at Florida State College at Jacksonville North Campus Thursday.
The event, produced by FSCJ students and faculty, honored African-American heritage, history and tradition in the region and around the country. The festival's highlight was a performance by husband-and-wife musicians Sparky and Rhonda Rucker.
Students were also invited to participate in black history trivia, make a video testimonial and fill out a "Who am I?" quiz.
Dozens of students gathered to watch the performance and dozens more stopped to listen as …