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Black History Month Opening Ceremony 2015

Black History Month Opening Ceremony
Cleveland City Hall Rotunda
February 2, 2015

The City of Cleveland’s 2015 Black History Month celebration kicked-off Monday, February 2, 2015. This year’s theme “Cleveland’s Future: We are in Good Hands,” was chosen to highlight, share and learn about the many endeavors, accomplishments and future plans of our African American community. The month of activities will focus on media, sports, arts & entertainment, as well as education and health.

Cleveland Black History Month program

The opening day event featured LaRese Purnell, CFO and COO of the Word Church along with NewsChannel 5 Anchor Danita Harris, Chef Eric Wells and Cleveland Cavaliers emcee Ahmaad Crump among others. The month will round out with a salute to former Congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs Jones.

Thanks to Jacqueline Muhammad for sending us these photos taken by Ruggero Fatica, City of Cleveland.

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson


Director of the Community Relations Blaine Griffin

Director of the Community Relations Blaine Griffin


Jacqueline Muhammad

Jacqueline Muhammad, Manager, Community Relations, Cleveland Airport


Council President Kevin Kelley

Council President Kevin Kelley


Yvonne Pointer

Yvonne Pointer


Honorees

Honorees


Young man at Cleveland Black History Month 2015 event


speaker at Cleveland Black History Month 2015 event


speaker at Cleveland Black History Month 2015 event


speaker at Cleveland Black History Month 2015 event


Cleveland City Hall Rotunda crowd


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