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WHEREAS, African-American Music Appreciation Month honors contributions made by African-American musicians, performing artists and songwriters to the culture and artistic landscape of our state and nation; and

WHEREAS, the State of Nevada recognizes and appreciates the positive impact African-American music has made on our communities and throughout the United States; and

WHEREAS, many genres of music have been influenced by these artists including rock and roll, jazz, hip hop, rap and gospel music; and

WHEREAS, these musicians have remained committed to creating and producing music that is relevant to current issues and has allowed people from all backgrounds to come together; and

WHEREAS, the month of June is an opportunity to celebrate these achievements and recognize the contributions of African-American musicians, artists and songwriters;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BRIAN SANDOVAL, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim  June 2018 as

 AFRICAN-AMERICAN MUSIC APPRECIATION MONTH IN NEVADA

 

 Proclamation Seal Only                         Signatures of Governor Sandoval, Barbara Cegavske and Craig Kozeniesky