LaMonica Peters

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Video: CAFB Celebrates Black History Month

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) – The service men and women of the Columbus Air Force Base celebrated Black History Month on Tuesday with a ceremony of singing and dramatic readings.

The Black National Anthem was sang by Tamika Lardell.¬† Major Alice Turner performed a spoken word piece about the contributions of made by African Americans and Kayla Gilmore danced to Dr. Maya Angelou’s poem “Phenomenal Woman”.

Lunch was served prior to the performances¬† held at the base’s Columbus Club house.

The theme of the event was “Celebrating our past and shaping our future”