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Milwaukee children recognized for art honoring Black History Month

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MILWAUKEE -- A group of Milwaukee kids was recognized for their artwork as part of Black History Month.

Kids with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee were tasked with drawing an original piece of art recognizing influential African-American figures. That included businesspeople, athletes, celebrities and historical figures.

Bella Camareno

"I just kind of feel like Malcolm X, I just feel he was the type of person to bring people together -- with kindness and he's just like a really big person in my family," said Bella Camareno, a student at Rogers Street Academy.

Bella got second place in the voting at took home $150. The first-place winner got $250.

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