The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Galveston District (SWG) observed Black History Month with a special program "Spilling the Tea," hosted by Pat Agee. Agee interviewed SWG employees as they role-played as famous “African Americans and the Arts”, which is the Department of Defense theme for this year’s observance. From left, Paul Cox, engineering technician, portrayed film director, author, and photojournalist Gordon Parks; Charlene Harry, civil engineer, played author Frances E.W. Harper; Timmy Wells, engineering technician, was comedian Richard Pryor and Miesha Arnold, project scheduler, played visual artist and educator Lois Mailou Jones. The historical figures gave their unique takes on modern times, including the accomplishments of African Americans within the arts and broader society.

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