Legacy Day 2020

Virtual Legacy Day 2020 Was a Success!

Thank you to everyone who made our virtual Legacy Day possible. IF you were unable to view the events during Legacy Day – or just want to view your favorite again – they are listed below.

List of Events

 Honoring Legacy Day
Video by Sumner Hall | Click Here to See

Live Online Genealogy Workshop
Hosted by The National Museum of African American History & Culture
Click Here to See

Black Student Life at Washington College
Hosted via Zoom by Chesapeake Heartland | Click Here to See

5:30pm – Online Dance Party
Hosted by DJ Real | Click Here to See

Ongoing – Black Artists’ Exhibit
Hosted by RiverArts | LINK TO EXHIBIT

Gospel Concert with Perfect Vision
Hosted by Legacy Day Committee | Click Here to See



A special thanks to the volunteers who produced Legacy Day 2020!  These folks – under the leadership of Co-Chairpersons Airlee Ringgold Johnson and Nivek Johnson – made it happen!

Sally Borghardt

Rev. Robert Brown

Dianne Carroll

Genevieve Croker

Rev Monique Davis

Mary Fisher

Barbara Foster

Stephanie Gossman

Fredy Granillo

Jon Hanley

Peter Heck

Yvette Hynson

Barbara in den Bosch

Bob Ingersoll

Jane Jewell

Bill Leary

Joyce Moody

Leslie Prince Raimond

Linda Reed

Caren Samuels

Larry Samuels

Lainie Surrette

Gordon Wallace

Maria Wood

Become a Legacy Day Sponsor


Legacy Day 2020 &2021

R&B – $1000+
Caroline D. Gabel
Historical Society of Kent County
Nina Houghton
Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience at Washington College
The Hedgelawn Foundation

Jazz – $500
Margie & Mickey Elsberg
Emmanuel Episcopal Church
Lorna J. and T. Abraham Hunter
The Peoples Bank

Blues – $250
Chesapeake Bank & Trust
Peggy & John Christie
Kent County Office of Economic Development
Laura & Richard Hall
Charles Lerner
Patricia and Vic Pfeiffer
Gale E. Rasin
Riverside Unique
Lainie & Ralph Surette
Susan J. Shawhan
Wolin Family Tzedakah Fund

Hip Hop – $100

Anne Bricker
Rev. Robert Brown
Genevieve & Joseph Coyle
Anne Keer Charles
Margaret & Alec Dick
Linda & Philip Dutton
Courtenay Elder
Barbara & David Foster
Fredy Granillo
Linda and Jon Hanley
Democratic Club of Kent County
Sherise Kennard
Michael & Julia Klapproth
Rita & Dan Premo
Cynthia Saunders
Lolli Sherry
Beverly & Kurt Smith
Shrewsbury Parish Church
Neil & Linda Stoddard

Ragtime – $50
Margie Baker
Phyllis & Roger Brown
Jonathan Chace
Anne Keer Charles
Contagious Creations
Barbara and Nicole Indenbosch
Figg’s Ordinary
Edmund Gordon
Alisha R. Knight
Glenn Michael
Marlene & Robert Moores
Robert Ortiz Studios
Julia K. Patt

Bebop – $25
Gayle Folger

For further information, contact Legacy Day 2020 Co-Chairpersons:
Airlee Ringgold – Johnson (airleej@gmail.com / 410-778-4079) or
Nivek Johnson (nivekjohnson@sumnerhall.org / 443-480-0986)