The A.L. Burruss Drummers brought their colorful drums.
Program highlights included the A.L. Burruss Drummers, the Zion Liturgical Dancers, the South Cobb High School Platinum Steppers, and Mr. Ravan I. Durr; speakers included Mrs. Deane Bonner and Mrs. Jo Lahmon.
The A.L. Burruss Drummers get a few last-minute tips before their performance.
Mrs. Deane Bonner of the Cobb NAACP addresses the crowd.
The Zion Liturgical Dancers warm up before their performance.
The Zion Liturgical Dancers' first number was "We Need the Glory."
The Zion Liturgical Dancers donned traditional African garb for their performance of the West African dance of celebration, "Lamban."
Mr. Ravan I. Durr performed a very moving "Amazing Grace."
The South Cobb High School Platinum Steppers entertained the crowd with their energetic dance rhythms.
Ms. Jo Lahmon wrapped up the program with a reading of Langston Hughes' "I Dream the World."
Mrs. Deane Bonner, President of the Cobb NAACP, and Mr. William Jones, chair of the Cobb County Black Republican Council, both attended the program.
Mrs. Helen Poyer and Ms. Donna Sesson, both of the Cobb County Public Library System, chat with Mrs. Deane Bonner of the Cobb NAACP after the program.
Mr. Jonathan McKeown, Associate Director of Central and Outreach Services at the Cobb County Public Library System, closes the program with a reminder of the other events at the library for Black History Month.