The City Council on Monday will consider a proposal to co-sponsor February's Black History Month events, which include a parade down Main Street, a play and an art show.
Yolanda King, daughter of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., will be the grand marshal of the parade, scheduled for Feb. 1 on Main Street between 15th and 3rd streets. The parade will feature floats, marching bands and local and state representatives. It will be followed by a program at the Centerpointe site, southeast of Ross Street and Santa Ana Boulevard, with a speech by King, food booths and musical entertainment.
An art show entitled "Dream Come True" will feature works by black artists. The show runs from Jan. 26 to Feb. 3 in the Lawrence Building, 406 West 4th St.
In addition, the play "Enter Frederick Douglass" will be presented Feb. 3 in the auditorium of Valley High School, 1801 S. Greenville St.