Photo: History’s song


Sheldon Reid, left, and Derrick Ashong perform “Story Song: A Musical History” Tuesday night. The musical history of blacks was one of this year’s highlights for USF’s Black Emphasis Month celebration. The next event on the BEM celebration calendar is “Origin of Strength: The African Diaspora,” which is scheduled from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Thursday at the Florida Mental Health Institute – Westside ABC Conference Center. Log onto for more information.