Photos:  Black History Expo

Asheville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts observed Black History Month with an expo Saturday afternoon at the Stephens-Lee Recreation Center. Over 130 people of all races, genders and ages gathered for presentations from local youth. Performances included the Burton Street Youth and Oakley Youth dance ensembles and poetry readings by Stephens-Lee Youth. Kathey Avery, a registered nurse, spoke on behalf of the Asheville Buncombe Institute of Parity Achievement about health issues in the African-American community. 


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