The San Bernardino County Association of African American Employees celebrated their 18th Annual Black History Celebration last week with a month long art exhibit, showcasing internationally acclaimed artist Charles Bibbs, artists Okaybabs, and Maurice Howard and photographer Van Howard and Black Voice Foundation exhibit of the Underground Railroad. The show was co-sponsored by Black Voice Foundation and Assembly Member Wilmer Amina Carter.
The dinner held in the Rotunda at the Government Center was bustling with activity. There was music scholarship awards, and entertainment as well as Kermit Alexander the keynote speaker. Alexander, the oldest of 14 children, excelled in the NFL playing on the San Francisco 49ers, LA Rams and the Philadelphia Eagles. He speaks about the topic of his life growing up in the inner city and life in emerging countries, marriage, family, and community involvement as well as many other topics.
The exhibit will be on display through Tuesday March 15, 2011. The event was chaired by Diana Alexander. The president is CaSonya Thomas.
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