An exhibit celebrating Black History Month is on display in the grand lobby of the City-County Building in downtown Pittsburgh. It can be viewed through Monday, Feb. 29, weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
“A History on Film: A Tribute to African American Contribution to Film” honors the achievements of 20 individuals with Pittsburgh roots.
The City-County Building lobby serves as the setting for an eclectic collection of photographs honoring individuals who have left a lasting legacy here in western Pennsylvania as well as throughout the world. The city’s 2016 Black History Month exhibit showcases numerous actors and actresses in addition to recognizing the contributions of writers, producers and directors.
The exhibit is presented by Citiparks and sponsored by WAMO 100.
The Black History Month display will showcase the following 20 individuals with Pittsburgh roots: Jonathan Adams—actor; Rusty Cundieff—actor/director; Billy Eckstine—musician/actor; Jamie Hall—actor; Nathan James—actor; Billy Jenkins—actor; Cherie Johnson—actress/writer/producer; Kimmarie Johnson-Nwede—actress/producer; Tiaunte Kelly—actor/director/producer; Carmel Macklin—actress; Mercury Morris—athlete/actor; Njaimeh Njie— producer; Bill Nunn—actor; David Pendleton—actor; Billy Porter—actor; Vivian Reed—actress; Lamman Rucker—actor; Jarvia Udosen—actress; Darcel Wynne—actress/dancer; and Najaa Young—writer/director/producer.
For more information on the exhibit, call Citiparks at 412-255-8983 or visit http://www.Citiparks.net.
(Information courtesy of Citiparks.)
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