Verizon Black History Month Open House 2017

Photo: Jay Baker

Celebrate Black History Month with an open house at the museum. Visit the galleries for free. In addition, enjoy craft workshops, live performances, and more. Sponsored by Verizon. Free.

Doors open at 10am. Official program commencing at 12pm:

Welcome Joseph Askew, Vice President Verizon MD and DC

Opening Remarks
Bishop Douglas I. Miles, Koinonia Baptist Church, Baltimore, MD/B.U.I.L.D.

Musical Selection
Kathy Stansbury - “Lift Every Voice and Sing”

Wanda Q. Draper, Executive Director, Reginald F. Lewis Museum

Importance of Black History Month
Gerald Stansbury, President, Maryland State Conference NAACP

Pride & Partnerships during Black History Month
Anthony A. Lewis, Vice President - Verizon Mid-Atlantic

Guest Speaker
Hon. Catherine E. Pugh, Mayor, Baltimore City

Black History Month – Reflections
Hon. Rushern L. Baker III, County Executive for Prince George's County
Hon. Cheryl D. Glenn, Chair, Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland

Verizon Community Innovator Award Recipients -
J. Howard Henderson, President & CEO, Greater Baltimore Urban League

Door Prizes
Larry Young, Host, Larry Young Morning Show, WOLB 1010AM/Praise 106.1 FM

Musical Selection
The Voices of Empowerment
Empowerment Temple A.M.E. Church
Baltimore, MD

Date and Time
Saturday, February 25, 10:00 am
Contact Information
For more information call 443-263-1800