The Black Institute & The Black Leadership Action Coalition 2016 Justice For All Ball

Bertha Lewis and Scott Stringer
Bertha Lewis and Scott Stringer.
Bertha Lewis, Tiffany R. Williams and Rachel Noerdlinger
Bertha Lewis, Tiffany R. Williams and Rachel Noerdlinger.
Dominic Carter, Mayor Ras Baraka, Bertha Lewis and Mayor David Dinkins
Dominic Carter, Mayor Ras Baraka, Bertha Lewis and Mayor David Dinkins.
Bertha Lewis, Jaqui Williams and Tish James
Bertha Lewis, Jaqui Williams and Tish James.

On Wednesday, May 11th, The Black Institute and the Black Leadership Action Coalition celebrated six years of shaping intellectual discourse from a uniquely black perspective at their 2016 Justice for All Ball. Honorees included: New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer, the Knowledge award; Ras Baraka, the Mayor of Newark, New Jersey, Person of the Year award; Frank Garcia, Chairman of the New York Coalition of Hispanic Chambers of Commerce, the Community Award; Jacqui Williams, Founder and Owner of 99 Solutions, LLC, Leadership Award (Politics); Michelle Gadsden Williams, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of Ceiling Breakers LLC, Leadership Award (Entrepreneur); and Tiffany R. Warren, Senior VP and Chief Diversity Officer, Omnicom Group & Founder of ADCOLOR, Leadership Award (Media). The event was held at 1199 SEIU’s Penthouse and was hosted by Dominic Carter, correspondent for Verizon Fios/RNN News

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