2016 | Celebrating the Power of Music: Past & Present
The 28th Annual City of Tampa Black History Celebration paid tribute to African American music legends. The celebration emphasized the contributions that black music has made to American culture. Throughout the celebration, musicians and performers with a connection to Tampa was recognized.
The keynote address was delivered by Lyman A. Brodie, Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Humanities, and Professor of the Music at the University of Central Florida in Orlando.