BALTIMORE (WJZ) — WJZ is pleased to announce Ahmad Jeremiah Pearl from Calvert Hall as the first place winner of the Black History Oratory Competition.

Ahmad won for his oration of a Harriet Tubman quote.

Victoria Able, from City Neighbors High School, won second place for her oration of a Harriet Tubman Quote.

And in third place, Peniel Beyene, from Catonsville High School, presented a Dr. Carla Hayden quote.

Congratulations to the winners!

WJZ is celebrating the achievements of African Americans in honor of Black History Month by recognizing the work of those who shaped our country and those who continue to pave the path.

As part of our station’s community commitment, a Black History Oratory Competition was held Sunday at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum, and hosted by Meteorologist Tim Williams.

For more information about the Black History Oratory Competition CLICK HERE:

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