Black History Month Celebration

Black History Month Celebration 2003 -"Celebrating Our Oregon African American Living Legends" is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 20, from 7 to 9 p.m. in Hudson Hall, Mary Stuart Rogers Music Center, Willamette University.

This year's honorees are: James DePreist, conductor, Oregon Symphony; Karen Edwards, Deputy Director, Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission; A.J. Talley, educator and community activist; Frank Thompson, superintendent, Oregon Department of Corrections; and Kevin Fuller, coordinator, Portland Bridge Builders Program.

The event is free and open to the public.