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Posted on: February 12, 2019

Diaspora: A Black History Celebration at Pip Moyer Rec Center

Press Advisory    ph-ac-cn-council-compensation-0314-20170313        

 Mayor Gavin Buckley


Public Information Office

160 Duke of Gloucester Street

Annapolis, Maryland 21401


For Immediate Release                                Media contact: Mitchelle Stephenson

February 13, 2019                                         Cell: (410) 972-7724



“Diaspora: a Black History Celebration” at “Pip” Moyer Recreation Center

Event: Saturday, Feb. 23, 2 to 8 p.m. 


Annapolis, MD – The Mayor’s Office of the City of Annapolis presents “Diaspora: A Black History Celebration,” on February 23 from 2 to 8 p.m. at “Pip” Moyer Recreation Center. This event is in partnership with Annapolis Recreation & Parks and the Housing Authority of the City of Annapolis (HACA).

This free event will feature African American art, artifacts, food, music and storytelling to highlight significant contributions to American history and culture.

Throughout the day, elected officials will be on site to participate in the festivities, including Mayor of Annapolis Gavin Buckley, and members of the Annapolis City Council. For youth, there will be plenty of interactive activities. For people of all ages, performances will include students from Anne Arundel County Public Schools as well as professional dancers and artisans, and choirs and praise dancers from local churches.

Businesses, faith-based organizations, community groups and residents are invited to participate. Please contact Adetola Ajayi at 410-972-6257 or

The “Pip” Moyer Recreation Center is located at 273 Hilltop Lane in Annapolis.

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