Published: December 6, 2013
SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR
The Links Inc. sponsored a recent event to honor black males in the Mahoning Valley. Members of the planning committee for the Black Diamond Celebration are, seated from left, Dr. Joan Boyd, Sarah Brown-Clark, Anne Cobbin, Juanita Davis, Marge Staples, Janice Beachum, Krishmu Shipmon and Margaret Person. Standing are Willard Boyd, Maurice Cousin, James Cobbin, Wanda Smith, Charlie Staples, Lock P. Beachum Sr., Lenora Hill and Dr. Don Person. Other committee members are Dr. Virginia Banks-Bright, professor Al Bright, Dr. Rodney Hill, Juanita Williams, Alnita Bryant-Russell, Sandra Thompkins, Brenda Martin, Monica Hoskin-Vann and Gary Vann. The women are Links members, and the men are called Connecting Links.