Renowned musician Kelly Hunt was the headliner for the 62nd Anniversary Celebration of the Brown vs. Board of Education decision. The even held May 21, included Gospel, R&B, Blues, and Jazz.
Music brings people together, and this special concert was designed to bring the Topeka community together in celebration of one of the community’s most historic events. The event took place at the Georgia Neece Gray Theatre in Garvey Fine Arts Center, Washburn University.
In addition to Hunt, the opening performance was by the Topeka Community Mass Choir under the direction of Jonathan Hicks. The Topeka Community Mass Choir was organized in 2012. Its mission is to express faith and spirituality through song and to help promote faith based on civic causes with a spirit of love, honesty, and harmony.