Grammy-Award Winning Artists Lupe Fiasco and Michelle Williams, Five Original Tuskegee Airmen, as well as Chicago Radio Legend Herb Kent, to be honored
CHICAGO, IL – Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White will celebrate African-American Heritage Month February 23, 2012, at theÂ James R. Thompson Center, 100 W. Randolph, Concourse Level, from Noon to 1 p.m.
The event will honor and celebrate the many contributions made by African-Americans in the city of Chicago and state of Illinois in recognition of African-American Heritage Month.
White will honor Hip Hop emcee Lupe Fiasco, Michelle Williams of Destinyâ€™s Child, original Tuskegee Airmen from Chicago, radio legend Herb Kent, Chuck Colbert of The American Breed and jazz vocalist Dee Alexander during a celebration of African-American Heritage Month.
The event will feature musical performances by the Verzatile Band, violinist Lee England, Jr. and the Jesse White Drum Corps.