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JANUARY 28, 2003

AGENDA ITEM NO. 13

 

Introduced by the County Services Committee of the:

 

INGHAM COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

 

RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING ABLACK HISTORY/CULTURAL DIVERSITY MONTH@

 IN INGHAM COUNTY

 

RESOLUTION #03-003

 

WHEREAS, on February 19, 1926, Carter G. Woodson established ANegro History Week@ which is now referred to in the United States as  ABlack History Month@; and

 

WHEREAS, to promote a greater awareness of the history and culture of black Americans, the month of February is recognized across the United States as ABlack History@month; and

 

WHEREAS, the United States is a diverse nation comprised of citizens from various ethnic groups and cultures; and

 

WHEREAS, it is important to promote a greater awareness of the history and culture of all ethnic groups across our country.

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Ingham County Board of Commissioners hereby recognizes the month of  February as ABlack History/Cultural Diversity Month@ in Ingham County.

 

COUNTY SERVICES COMMITTEE:   Yeas:  Celentino, Holman, De Leon, Schor,

    Severino, Nevin       Nays: None       Absent:  None      Approved 1/21/03