February 2011: Black History Month Family Day

2011 Black History Month Family Day

activities at the 2011 Black History Month Family Day

On February 27, this year’s Black History Month Family Day attracted more than 1,000 visitors. They enjoyed a wide variety of art activities, music and dance performances, and international cultural displays and presentations.

Above (top row): Children picking up “passports” for recording the day’s art travels; UR’s Axum group performing traditional Ethiopian dance; and Ghanaian adinkra scarves made by visitors. (Bottom row): The multi-generational SWAN Community Band in concert; Eunice White as Harriet Tubman in a historical re-enactment by AKWAABA: The Heritage Associates; and an impromptu dance lesson by Akoma Ntoaso Dance Ensemble. Photos by Ria Casartelli.

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