City Hall celebrates Black History Month

Moving in history: The Edge School of the Arts performing “Four Little Girls,” at the Black History Month celebration at City Hall on Feb. 15.
Photo by Zoe Freilich

Black History Month was celebrated at City Hall on Feb. 15. The City Council’s Black, Latino and Asian Caucus hosted the culturally-themed event. Three people were awarded with proclamations at the celebration. The honorees were former councilman Archie Spigner, the founder of the Mind Builders Creative Arts Center, Madaha Kinsey-Lamb, and clergyman Melvin Faulkner.

Ashley Keiko plays her saxophone at the Black History Month Celebration in the Council Chambers at City Hall on the evening of Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018,

Other highlights of the event were taken by young saxophonist, Ashley Keiko and students and members of Edge School of the Arts and Joe’s Music Center and Performing Arts.

Honoree Melvin Faulkner was awarded at the celebration.
Photo by Zoe Freilich

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