From the Harford County Public Library:
On February 4, Harford County Public Library received a donation of several copies of the boo kBorn to Rebel: An Autobiography by Benjamin E. Mays from the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. The book donation and dedication held at the Abingdon branch was in honor of Black History Month.
The Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. is the first African American national fraternal organization founded at a historically black college. Omega Psi Phi Fraternity’s mission is to provide social action in the communities in which they live through dedication to their four Cardinal Principles: manhood, scholarship, perseverance and uplift.
Harford County Public Library operates eleven branches located throughout Harford County, Maryland. The library serves over 160,000 registered borrowers of all ages and has an annual circulation of over 4,800,000. Harford County Public Library is committed to connecting people with information and promoting the love of reading within the community.
The Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., presented copies of “Born to Rebel” to Harford County Public Library on February 4. Pictured: Dwayne Adams, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity member; Mary Hastler, Library Director; Dr. Marco Clark, Guest Speaker and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity member; and Colonel Orlando Ortiz, Committee Chair.