Northcott Neighborhood House celebrates Black History Month with ‘Reverberation’

March 12, 2020

Photo by Yvonne Kemp

On Saturday, February 28, 2020, the Northcott Neighborhood House celebrated Black History Month with a musical event, “Reverberation,” at 2460 North 6th Street. The theatrical event highlighted Milwaukee’s youth through their talent, musicianship and drama performances to spread positivity happening in Milwaukee’s urban community. The students featured music by icons like Marvin Gaye, John Legend, Audra Day, Curtis Mayfield, Bob Marley, and dramatic pieces devised by youth, capturing the current spirit of community, citizenship, civility and unity.

Pictured are drummer Derrick Welch, Jr., 7; actor Elijah Moutry, 6; actor Jamai L. Sewell, 11; actor Evangelina Moutry, 7; actor Allijah Moutry, 7; musical director Tim Bell; musician Reginald Cooksey, Sr.; bass player James Smith; musician Lanysia Smith; musision Mason Rockingham, 9; lead guitarist Zion Pringle, 13; Navaeh Pringle, 14; and singer and co-musical director April Bell. The event was directed by Ronald E. Lee.