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Bronzeville Parish Marks Black History Month With Culturally Inspired Mass

CHICAGO (CBS) -- Sunday mass took on a special meaning at a Bronzeville Parish this weekend.

Our Lady of Africa hosted its Black History Month celebration and mass. The parishioners represented a kaleidoscope of the African diaspora, including Haiti, Nigeria, Guyana, Benin, Congo and Togo.

The choir sang songs in English as well as several African languages.

The sermon highlighted the importance o love and unity.

The parishioners, priests and guests also wore colorful Arican attire for the occasion.

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