The African American Chamber of Commerce of Central Pennsylvania has announced the recipient for their Black History Hero Award.

The group has selected Kerry L. Kirkland, deputy secretary for Diversity, Inclusion and Small Business Opportunities at the Pennsylvania Department of General Services, to receive the award this year. The award ceremony was held at Temple University Harrisburg campus at 1 p.m. on Feb. 25. The event was invitation only due to COVID-19. Check out a recap video below of the event!