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Mayor Woodfin to participate in Black History Month program

This Black History Month performance will take place on Friday, Feb. 25, 2022.

Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin gave remarks and participated in the Protective Stadium Sign Lighting at Protective Life Stadium Tuesday, September 14, 2021 in Birmingham, Ala. (Governor's Office/Hal Yeager)

Birmingham Mayor Randall L. Woodfin, along with several community partners, will participate in “My Voice Will Cry Out: Young, Gifted and Dreaming in Black.” This Black History Month performance will take place on Friday, Feb. 25, 2022, at 10 a.m. in Huffman High School’s Auditorium located at 950 Springville Road.

Both past and present civil rights legends will be celebrated in a presentation by Huffman’s Fine Arts Department as well as students from several other schools across the city. The encounter will feature dance, music, poetry, and dramatic monologues that celebrate the spirit of Frederick Douglas, Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks as well as several Alabama foot soldiers.

Birmingham civil rights activist Odessa Woolfolk will bring greetings and engage students in a fireside chat. Mayor Woodfin will give closing remarks.

Partners for this event include: the City of Birmingham, including the Office of Social Justice and Racial Equity; National Park Service; Make It Happen Theatre Company; United Way of Central Alabama; J. Mason Davis Leadership Society; and Birmingham City Schools, including Huffman High School.

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