Connect2Culture makes donation for black history mural

JOPLIN, Mo. — A mural in Joplin honoring black history is one step closer to reality after a donation from Connect2Culture.

C2C donated a check worth $6,520 to the Langston Hughes Cultural Society.

The mural will feature famous black Americans who are either from Joplin or performed in Joplin including Ella Fitzgerald, Cab Calloway, and Dizzy Gillespie.

Officials with the cultural society say they are working on deciding where the mural will be located.