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BP Diaz Hosts African-American Heritage Celebration

On Thursday, February 11, 2016, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted his annual African-American Heritage Celebration at the Eastwood Manor. This year’s honorees included This year honorees included Rep. Charles B. Rangel, whose award was presented to Assembly Member Keith Wright in absentia; Davon Lomax, Political Director for DC 9 of the International Union of Painters & Allied Trades; and the newly-elected Bronx District Attorney, Darcel D. Clark. Gregory A. Delts, Social Action Chair for the Bronx Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi, was the recipient of the Jonathan Hicks Memorial Award, named for the pioneering journalist, mentor and activist who passed away in 2014.

 

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