‘100 years of Black Life, History, Culture’ celebrated at History Center

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE—The Black History Month Committee with keynote speaker Samuel Black in middle. From left: Rev. Maureen Cross-Bolden, Conchita Booth, Louise Walker, Judith Kirby, Tamara Collier and George Buck.
ORGANIZING COMMITTEE—The Black History Month Committee with keynote speaker Samuel Black in middle. From left: Rev. Maureen Cross-Bolden, Conchita Booth, Louise Walker, Judith Kirby, Tamara Collier and George Buck.

African American Heritage Month Committee presented its  Black History Month Brownbag kick-off  Feb. 2, with guest speaker Sam Black, director of African American Programs at the Heinz History Center.
“Celebrating Our Centennial: A Century of Black Life, History, Culture” was the theme this year.
“Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek, “ President Barack Obama.
IN SUPPORT OF BLACK HISTORY—Audience sings Lift Every Voice and Sing.”  (Photos by J.L. Martello)
IN SUPPORT OF BLACK HISTORY—Audience sings Lift Every Voice and Sing.” (Photos by J.L. Martello)
 
SAMUEL BLACK—Director of African American programs Heinz History Center was the keynote speaker giving his speech on Black history.
SAMUEL BLACK—Director of African American programs Heinz History Center was the keynote speaker giving his speech on Black history.

 
LOUISE WALKER  Mistress of Ceremonies
LOUISE WALKER
Mistress of Ceremonies

 
LORRAINE CROSS  Closing Remarks
LORRAINE CROSS
Closing Remarks

 
MARK CHARLTON Doing poetry
MARK CHARLTON
Doing poetry

 

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