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Spotlight on the News: Black History Month Special - The skilled trades; Morehouse & Motown

Spotlight on Benkari; Morehouse & Motown
Spotlight on Benkari; Morehouse & Motown
Posted at 5:46 PM, Feb 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-25 10:31:32-05

On Sunday, February 25, Spotlight on the News will broadcast a Black History Month special examining the role skilled trades, education and entertainment are playing in preparing America's next generation of leaders.  Find out how Benkari Mechanical, HBCU alumni and the Motown Museum are making a difference in Michigan.  Our guests will include: Adrienne Bennett, President & CEO, Benkari Mechanical; AK Bennett, Project Manager, Benkari Mechanical; Franklin Wilkerson, President, Detroit Morehouse Alumni Association; Raina Baker, Program Manager, Motown Museum & Carl Norris, President, Michigan Morehouse Scholarship Foundation & Event Chair, Morehouse College Glee Club Concert. 

Spotlight on the News, now in its 53rd season, is Michigan's longest-running weekly news and public affairs television program. It airs every Sunday at 10:00 a.m. on WXYZ-TV/Channel 7 in Detroit and 2:30 p.m. on 23.1 WKAR-HD in East Lansing and 6 p.m. on 23.2 WKAR World.

Tickets for the Wednesday, March 14th, 8:00 p.m. Morehouse Glee Club Concert   

Second Ebenezer Church  14601 Dequindre St., Detroit  (313) 867-4700

Motown Museum - 2648 West Grand Blvd., Detroit  (313) 875-2264 under the EVENT section


Tickets for the Sunday, March 25th, 6:00 p.m. Talladega College Choir Concert

Plymouth United Church of Christ - 600 East Warren Ave., Detroit (313) 831-2460

Detroit Talladega College Alumni Association  (313) 345-8219 or (313) 433-4745