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BP Diaz Hosts African-American Heritage Celebration

On Friday, March 10, 2017, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted his annual African-American Heritage Celebration, recognizing leading individuals who have contributed to the daily growth of the community at large. 

This year honorees included Elizabeth Gill, President of the 47th Precinct Community Council; Anthony Wells, President, SSEU Local 371; and Hon. Pamela Harris, New York State Assembly Member representing Brooklyn’s 46th Assembly District.  

The event had been previously scheduled for February 9, 2017, but was rescheduled due to inclement weather. 

(l to r) Pastor Malobe Sampson, Pastor, Thessalonia Worship Center; Elizabeth Gill, President of the 47th Precinct Community Council; Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.; Hon. Pamela Harris, New York State Assembly Member representing Brooklyn’s 46th Assembly District, and Anthony Wells, President, SSEU Local 371. 

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