February is black history month and what better way to celebrate than by eating foods unique to the African American culture?
That's what happened Saturday at the 16th annual Taste of Color at the Zanesville City League Community Center. The purpose wasn't just the good food.
"We celebrate black history month by having a diversity contest between the middle schools and an art and essay contest between the elementary schools. We present them with awards. We had over 500 participants between the schools," said Executive Director, Howard Stewart.
After the presentation volunteers helped serve spaghetti, BBQ pigs feet, collared greens and other foods, showing core values.
"It's teaching fellowship and the obvious the food," said Stewart.
New this year, was the rendition of the play Harriet Tubman by the Zanesville Civic League Performing Arts Class.