The Louisville Metro Council hosted the 21st Annual Black History Month Program during a special meeting of the Equity, Community Affairs, Housing, Health and Education Committee

Louisville, KY – According to the city officials, the program was chaired by Councilwoman Dr. Barbara Shanklin.

“Reaffirming our Diverse Culture” is the theme for this year’s program. During the event, each of the twenty-six Metro Council members honored an individual with an award for his or her achievements.

“I’m honored to continue hosting this annual program for the Louisville Metro Council,” said Chair Councilwoman Shanklin. “February is a special month to celebrate Black History and thank dedicated community members in each of our districts for making an impact.”

“I always look forward to this celebration and the opportunity it provides us to celebrate the accomplishments and service of many of our neighborhood leaders,” said Vice Chair Councilman Stuart Benson (R-20).

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available. 

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