Photos from the Black Struggle, Resiliency and Hope for the Future event in Graham Chapel at Washington University on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019. The dancers were part of the the first event for the Blacks in America: 400 Years Plus, "A Trilogy Commemorating the 400th Anniversary of Blacks in the U.S." that will be held at Washington University this year. Speakers including Lynne Jackson, the great, great granddaughter of Harriet and Dred Scott and St. Louis County prosecutor Wesley Bell also addressed a crowd of more than 200 people.

Photos by David Carson,