CLEVELAND (WJW) – The “A Salute to Blackness” 50th annual Black History Month flag-raising ceremony and program were held Saturday at Cleveland City Hall.

Community members joined City of Cleveland Community Relations, Coalition for a Better Life, dba Peace in the Hood, Inc., 99 Treasures Arts & Culture, Inc., Republic of New Afrika and a host of other collaborating organizations on Saturday for the ceremony, according to a press release from the Coalition for a Better Life.