Stockbridge celebrates the legacy of the Divine Nine during its 12th annual Black History program on Saturday, Feb. 25.

STOCKBRIDGE — To build a legacy on the shoulders of those who established the foundation. This has been the motivation behind the Divine Nine and their services in the Henry County community.

The nine Greek letter organizations that make up the historic group were honorees of the annual Black History program, hosted by Stockbridge Councilman Alphonso Thomas Saturday, Feb. 25.

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Participants of the 12th annual African American Heritage Celebration, hosted by Councilman Alphonso Thomas, hold signs symbolizing historic context of African American history.

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