Celebrating Black History Month at Miami City Hall

Published on February 10, 2021

Black History Month

The City of Miami is hosting a Black History Month celebration at the beginning of the February 11 Miami City Commission Meeting at City Hall, 3500 Pan American Drive. Following is the program for the February 11 celebration, which will take a closer look at Miami’s rich Black history.

  • Presiding: Rev. Dr. Errol A. Harvey, Vice President of the Lemon City Cemetery Community Corporation
  • Invocation: Rev. Roberta "Bobbie" Knowles, Rector, Episcopal Church of the Incarnation
  • Greetings and Welcome:  Mayor Francis Suarez
  • A.C. Lightbourne proclamation issuance:  Mayor Francis X. Suarez and Commissioner Jeffrey Watson
  • Original Poem by Gary Allen:  "History Shouldn't  be a Mystery"
  • Video unveiling of Historical Markers for the following locations: Knightsville, 222 N.W. 68th Street; Boles Town, 5700 N. Miami Avenue; and Nazarene, 204 N.W. 71st Street.
  • Adjournment  

To watch the event live, please visit the City of Miami’s Twitter, Facebook or YouTube channels beginning at 9 a.m.   

Please note that due to COVID-19, there will be limited seating in the City Commission Chambers. Invited guests are required to wear a mask and to practice social distancing at all times.