Black History Celebration at Yeadon Public Library Commentary

Black History Celebration at Yeadon Public Library

Thank you Friends of Yeadon Public Library and the Staff of the Yeadon Public Library for an Extraordinary Black History Program! BLACK HISTORY IS AMERICAN HISTORY! LEST WE FORGET NOT!

Wendy Elder Burton was an engaging Mistress of Ceremonies! Mama Syl’V was an outstanding storyteller! The story she weaved…CAPTIVATING! Leslie Lorraine Cook-Overton sang like a lark! PRAISE & GLORY! Speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Joanna E. McClinton was an excellent guest speaker! VOICE FOR THE PEOPLE! We were enamored with Donald Bogle! He entertained, enlightened, and wooed us with his memoirs of Dorothy Dandridge and Black Hollywood! SUPERCALIFRAGILISTICEXPIALIDOCIOUS! Zion Boggs-Brown praise danced like an elegant swan! GRACEFUL & COURAGEOUS! The refreshments were delicious! NOURISHMENT FOR THE BODY!

Enjoyed the eventful evening!❤️🎈 LOOKING FORWARD TO THE 2024 EVENT!


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Stephanie M. Robinson, Ed.D.

President, YPL Board of Trustees

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