On Wednesday, June 2, 2010, a special part of the Washington DC culture shared an evening with the family of Anthony “Little Benny” Harley during a candle light gathering, sharing in music and words their love and heartfelt memories of the DC Icon.
During that evening, a proclimation was made by DC Mayor Adrian Fenty to make June 2 “Little Benny Day” in the Washington DC area. As well, the funeral arrangements was noted and well be held at the Washington DC Convention Center on Friday, June 11 from 9:00am to 12:00 noon.
Below are video moments of this evening via DeeJay Rico:
DJ Big Jonh & DC:
Ronald Moten & Mayor Adrian Fenty Speak:
Michael Muse Sings:
Ben Ben (Benny’s son) Speaks:
The Lighting of the Candles:
The People Speak: