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The 2022 Modesta Avila Award recipient and keynote speaker was Dwayne “BH” Shipp, president of the Orange County Heritage Council. Shipp carries on the tradition of the Annual Orange County Black History Parade and Unity Festival, continuing the legacy of his mother, Helen M. Shipp. Credit: Photo courtesy of LibroMobile/Frankie Fierro