Columbus City Council Celebrates African American History
The Columbus City Council will celebrate African American history in the success and shaping of Columbus on Friday, February 15, 2019 at 11am. It will hold at the City Council Chambers, 90 W. Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio.
A statement from the City Council said, “For the first time in history, Council is dedicating a ceremony to acknowledge the achievements and contributions of African Americans in defining America’s Opportunity City”.
The Keynote Speaker is expected to be given by Dr. Charles E. Booth, Senior Pastor of Mt. Olivet Baptist Church.
Other speakers at the event include Council President Shannon Hardin; Councilmember Priscilla Tyson; Judge Kimberly Cocroft; Poet Barbara Fant; Pastor Brian Williams, Hope City House of Prayer; MLK Oratorical Contest Winner Playon Patrick and Columbus Africentric Early College Performing Arts Choir.