Colorado Springs tradition, the Shivers Celebration, nearing an end
6/11/04 photo by carol lawrence
Clarence Shivers will be named Citizen of the Year at the annual Juneteeth Celebration on June 19 in Colorado Springs. He poses with the bust of the Tuskegee Airman statue that he sculpted and was unveiled at the Air Force Academy in 1988 honoring the black airman of which he was one. The local artist was an activist in the community and created a Black history collection in the Pikes Peak Library District.