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Written by Pradeep Pariyar Thapa Magar   
Friday, 02 February 2018 04:46

Exclusive: 5 photos, 1 video: Jersey City, NJ- City of Jersey City celebrated Black History Month of February at City Hall Council Chambers. The host of the event Councilwoman-At-Large Joyce Watterman declared “Without Black History there is no American history” while welcoming the guests while Mayor Steven M. Fulop said that “as the City celebrates the Black History Month, Jersey City is the single most Diversity city in entire country.”



Keynote Speaker Rev. Dr. Stanley Hearst, II who delivered his powerful speech on “African-American In Times of War” in which he reminded the rousing, mostly black people crowd to their past struggles that they are still facing today.



The highlight of the celebration was performance of popular singer Alicia Cooper who sang Black National Anthem “Lift Every Voice and Sing” by James Weldon Johnson. She also enthralled the audience with her new hit single ‘More’ which was produced by Grammy-Nominated producer Kenny Black-The Music Machine.

The City also Raised the Black History Month Flag.



-Pradeep Pariyar Thapa in Jersey City

Jersey City Mayor Steven M. Fulop speaking at the Black History Month-February celebration at City Hall Council Chambers, Jersey City, NJ on February 1, 2018. Photos by Pradeep Pariyar Thapa

Rev. Dr. Stanley Hearst, II speaking at the Black History Month-February celebration at City Hall Council Chambers, Jersey City, NJ on February 1, 2018. Photos by Pradeep Pariyar Thapa

 

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