By A Garrett 

Weslyn A. Bennett Foundation's Juneteenth Celebration - The Above Ground Railroad to Emancipation in Inkster


The David Hicks Elementary School Choir sang sons to get the crowd going

The Weslyn A. Bennett Foundation held its second annual Juneteenth Celebration on Saturday June 17, 2023, at the Leanna Hicks Public Library in Inkster. People in attendance recited the Juneteenth Statement of Purpose and Promise. The David Hicks Elementary School Choir, directed by Natasha Zahor gave its rendition of several spirituals, and they joined in singing the Black National Anthem by Davian Bennett, the great grandson of Weslyn A. Bennett. Ryan Peterson performed I'm a Survivor. The ALNUR We RISE dancers performed as did their director Mama Ayi. Everyone was taken on a tour led by con...

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