NNPA Honors Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, Activists And Business Executives With 2017 Leadership Awards
NNPA Honors Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, Activists and Business Executives with 2017 Leadership Awards
By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor)
Congressional Black Caucus Chair Cedric Richmond and Federal Communications Commission Chair Mignon Clyburn were among eight honored with the National Newspaper Publishers Association 2017 National Leadership Awards.
Curley M. Dossman Jr., the president of Georgia Pacific Foundation; William Hawthorne III of Macy’s; former education secretary John B. King Jr., CBC Foundation Chair and Texas Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee and Rep. Robin L. Kelly (D-Ill.), were also honored at the awards reception held at the Renaissance Hotel in Washington, D.C.
Tawanda Jones, a community activist from Camden, N.J., probably received the greatest …