Sec’y of State Jesse White honors Grammy-Award Winning Artists Lupe Fiasco and Michelle Williams, Original Tuskegee Airmen and Chicago Radio Legend Herb Kent at African-American Heritage Month Celebration

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White presented Grammy Award-winning Hip Hop emcee Lupe Fiasco the Entertainer of the Year Award at the Secretary of State office’s 2012 African-American Heritage Month celebration at the James R. Thompson Center. The event also honored Pop star Michelle Williams of Destiny’s Child, original Tuskegee Airmen from Chicago, radio legend Herb Kent, Chuck Colbert of The American Breed and jazz vocalist Dee Alexander.

The Secretary of State’s annual ceremony celebrates the contributions of African-Americans in the city of Chicago and state of Illinois and is held every year in February.