Wednesday, February 16, 2011


Please see info on today’s Black History Month Celebration, hosted by Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.


Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and the Bronx Museum of the Arts will host the celebration of Black History Month 2011.
Diaz Jr. will honor community leaders in recognition of their valuable contributions to the residents of The Bronx and the city. This year’s honorees are: Lavon Chambers, Community Affairs Officer, Laborers Union, Local 10; Shirley Saunders, Deputy City Clerk, Bronx County Marriage Bureau; and Michel White-Waynes, Pastor, Greater faith Temple Church.
The event will feature the special art exhibit Stargazers: Elizabeth Catlett in Conversation with 21 Contemporary Artists, an exhibition highlighting Elizabeth Catlett’s role as a pioneering African-American female artist and her relationship to later generations of contemporary artists.

Hors D’oeuvres and refreshments will be served. Seating is limited, to RSVP please call 718-590-3522 or email

WHEN: Wednesday, February 16, 2011
TIME: 5:30 pm
WHERE: Bronx Museum of the Arts
1040 Grand Concourse at 165th Street

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