Habersham groups use 2021 MLK celebration to highlight diversity

  • Harun Black, left, plays the kutiro drums along with his son Jahbri Black and Raymond Simmons in this screenshot of the 2021 MLK Day Virtual Celebration. They are part of a group called Bantaba East. The kutiro drums are originally of the Mandinka people of The Gambia, West Africa. They have been drummers for 30 years.
    Harun Black, left, plays the kutiro drums along with his son Jahbri Black and Raymond Simmons in this screenshot of the 2021 MLK Day Virtual Celebration. They are part of a group called Bantaba East. The kutiro drums are originally of the Mandinka people of The Gambia, West Africa. They have been drummers for 30 years.
   Despite physically being apart, several Habersham County groups managed to come together virtually Sunday afternoon for the 30th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration.     For about a…

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