31st Annual Black History Celebration and Scholarship Banquet
2023 Theme: "Preserving Our History"
On Saturday, February 18, 2023, the Unified Government Black History Committee hosted a night full of networking, local entertainment, amazing food and drinks as well as an engaging panel discussion focusing on honoring and preserving the history of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kansas. It is important that the legacy of our historic landmarks are not only recognized but preserved for the understanding and enjoyment of generations to come.
Panel Discussion Theme: Preserving Our History
Moderator: Gordon Criswell
- Amy Loch - Director of the Wyandotte County Musuem
- Randy Greeves - Unified Government Historic Preservationist
- John L. McPherson III - Owner of JLM Construction
- Sheleah D. McPherson - Owner of Leah’s Laundromat on the Q
Donations and proceeds from this event went towards scholarships for Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kansas students.