Columbia, SC (WLTX) - The South Carolina National Guard held a special program Tuesdayhonoring Black History Month.

Brigadier General Calvin Elam served as the keynote speaker. Elam is the first South Carolina Air National Guard's first African American general officer.

The program honored and celebrated black history and included a concert by the Richland Northeast High School Gospel and Praise Choir.

Cadets from the South Carolina National Guard's Youth Challenge Program will present the colors.

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