Celebrating Black History Month in Mt. Vernon
By: Janna Gullery
On Monday, February 12, the Mount Vernon Extension Center of Westchester Community College hosted an interactive workshop titled “Beyond Black History”. This event was featured as part of a month-long celebration of Black History Month at Westchester Community College including fourteen dynamic events. Held in the lecture hall of the Mount Vernon Extension Center, the room was packed with almost 50 students, faculty, and members of the Mount Vernon community.
Student leaders Jillian Benedettini and Jessica Moreira pose with Deputy County Executive Ken Jenkins and Keynote Speaker Professor Kevin McGill at the Westchester Community College Mount Vernon Extension Center Black History Month Event.