COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — NBC4 is a proud Sponsor of the King Arts Complex Legends and Legacies Award Ceremony.
King Arts Complex celebrated the accomplishments of MacArthur Fellowship winner Hanif Abdurraqib and Ohio State history professor and author Hasan Kwame Jeffries, Ph.D. NBC4 anchor Kerry Charles emceed this event.
The leadership of The King Arts Complex honored two distinguished men who have made educational and literary contributions beyond Columbus, MacArthur Fellowship winner Hanif Abdurraqib and Ohio State history professor and Author Hasan Kwame Jeffries, Ph.D.
The 2023 Legends and Legacies Award Ceremony and Reception took place on Thursday, Oct. 12 at 7:15 p.m., with a pre-reception at 6:30 p.m.
Kerry Charles from NBC4 served as the emcee for the evening and the Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, Algenon Marbley, moderated the discussion with the honorees.
The King Arts Complex seeks to increase and dissipate knowledge regarding the vast and significant contributions of African Americans to the culture and history of America and the world. Through a multidisciplinary approach, The King Arts Complex offers performing, cultural and educational programs that provide high artistic merit, and varied and diverse experiences.