Forest Lawn Memorial Park

Dixon Speaks at Forest Lawn’s Virtual Black History Celebration

Forest Lawn will mark Black History Month in a much-anticipated virtual celebration, “Preserving Honor & Excellence.” This performance of inspirational music, dance, and readings will stream live via Facebook Live ( on Saturday, February 13, at 12 p.m. The celebration features Michael Ellington as emcee and spiritual keynotes by Pastor Jean Burch from Community Bible Church of Greater Pasadena and Pastor Geremy Dixon from the First Church of God Center of Hope in Inglewood. The 2021 iteration of Forest Lawn’s annual celebration brings together acclaimed Black performers. As its name suggests, “Jazz Band” is a traditional New Orleans-style jazz band that transports listeners to the French Quarter’s Preservation Hall for