Black History Celebration at the Reset Center

February 28, 2024

On Nov. 7, Deborah Whitfield made history as the first Black mayor elected in Lawrence and Marion County. Join us tomorrow as we honor her and all the contributions of Lawrence's Black community. 

Come be a part of a celebration of Black History at the Reset Center in the City of Lawrence! This event is FREE, open to everyone, and will be hosted by Emmy-nominated Daybreak Anchor for WISH-TV, Jeremy Jenkins!

Thursday, February 29, 2024, 4330 N. Post Rd

Vendors: 6-7pm

  • HoneyBee
  • Accessories by Cynthia
  • Tania Wineglass-Paintings & Art
  • Gracefully Kevynn Co
  • Tasty Treats Bakery
  • Bracelets & Designs by Ny
  • Fort Harrison Indianapolis Public Library
  • The Reset Center


Program: 7-8pm

  • Dance performances by Winding Ridge Elementary School, Forest Glen Elementary School of Spanish Immersion, and Amy Beverland Elementary School to the rhythm of Montego Bay
  • Singing by Glory to God Christian Church with Revive Us Again
  • Inspirational recitations by Alexus Hunt with What Do Words Do and How to Build a World
  • Dance routines by The Performing Arts Conservatory to the tune of Always
  • Elevation Dance Refinery showcasing the essence of Black Broadway
  • Singing by MSD of Lawrence Township Schools with Carry the Light
  • Video presentation highlighting Lawrence's Black history
  • Remarks from Mayor Deborah Whitfield
  • Community sing-along of Lift Every Voice and Sing

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