AAfrican American Heritage Celebration 2012

The event featuring free food, music and entertainment is FREE and open to the public.

Los Angeles City Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, City residents, celebrities, business and
community leaders

African American Heritage Celebration 2012 “Stepping Back Into The Future”
to honor contributions and traditions of African Americans, celebrate the 20th
Anniversary of the Pan African Film Festival and the work of “Our Authors Study Club.”

Also honored:
Spirit of Los Angeles Awardee – award-winning actress Sheryl Lee Ralph, the
original DREAMGIRL
Dream of Los Angeles Awardee – critically acclaimed and award-winning New York
Times-bestselling author Walter Mosley
Hope of Los Angeles Awardee – internationally renowned neurosurgeon and
scientist, and head of the Department of Neurosurgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Dr. Keith Black

Friday, February 3, 2012, 10:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Los Angeles City Hall, Council Chambers
200 North Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA

Triforium Program
Los Angeles Mall Civic Center Complex located at the intersection of Temple and Main
Streets in Downtown Los Angeles

During the event, Mayor Villaraigosa will unveil the 2012 African American Heritage
Month Calendar and Cultural Guide produced by the Department of Cultural Affairs.
The Mayor will also unveil the new logo for African American Heritage Month at the
Triforium.

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