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Reverend Al Sharpton to Host the 2014 African American Vanguard Awards as Sharpton Celebrates His 60th Birthday

Reverend Al Sharpton to Host the 2014 African American Vanguard Awards as Sharpton Celebrates His 60th BirthdayReverend Al Sharpton, founder of the National Action Network, will host the 2014 African American Vanguard Awards reception on Thursday, October 16.

This event was created by Lord, Bush & Randolph, LLC. (LBR) to recognize African American’s who have made a positive impact on the City of Los Angeles and surrounding communities. This year LBR, in partnership with the Los Angeles Chapter (NAN-LA), will honor the achievements of LA’s most prominent and influential African Americans.

Some of the honorees that will be in attendance are Grammy nominated R&B singer-songwriter, actor, author and TV producer, Tyrese Gibson; Congress member Karen Bass, Compton Mayor, The Honorable Aja Brown, Apostle Beverly “BAM” Crawford, Pastor of Bible Enrichment Fellowship International Church, Macy’s Carol Jackson VP of Government and Public Affairs and Union Bank’s Julius Robinson, Vice President of Corporate Responsibility, to name a few. In addition, the group will be celebrating Rev. Al’s 60th birthday.

“It’s a pleasure to help recognize and honor this group of influential honorees who are all working to improve the quality of life in their community.” Says Rev. Al Sharpton, NAN President.

This event is sponsored by SEIU Local 721 and Macy’s, will be held on Thursday, October 16 at the landmark California African American Museum in Exposition Park located at 600 State Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90037 from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

“The National Action network of Los Angeles is pleased to partner with Robert Bush of LBR on this event. We are grateful that our national leader Rev. Sharpton has taken time out his busy schedule to join us as we pay tribute to the most powerful and influential leaders in Los Angeles.” Said Rev. Tulloss, Western Regional Dir. & NAN-LA President.

Honorees will be featured in the 2014 Most Influential African Americans Los Angeles Edition commemorative magazine that will be published in November.

About NAN Los Angeles Chapter:

National Action Network is the nation’s leading civil rights organization, under the leadership of our President and Founder Reverend Al Sharpton. NAN works within the spirit and tradition of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to promote a modern Civil Rights agenda that includes one standard of justice and decency for all people regardless of race, social justice for communities, and the improvement of race relations. http://Nationalactionnetwork.net

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