Black History Month 2017

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On February 14, 2017, the Council recognized Black History Month with a Community Spotlights on Tobytown and Lincoln Park. Ms. Phyllis Shaw represented Tobytown and Ms. Anita Neal Powell represented Lincoln Park. These women shared their personal stories and the histories of their communities to help educate the public and policy makers about the work that is still left to do. Other featured speakers included: Christina Clarke, Solomon Graham, Wilma Holmes, Arva Jackson, Donna Johnson, and Vernon Ricks. You can watch this video segment:

Council Ceremonies for Black History Month Highlights

Council Community Spotlight on Tobytown and Lincoln Park