Diaz Honors African American Community Leaders

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 Rep. Charles B. Rangel, whose award was accepted by 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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(From left to right) Assembly Member Keith Wright; Davon Lomax, Political Director for DC 9, IUPAT; BP Ruben Diaz; Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark; and Gregory A. Delts, Bronx Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi.

 

24949609402_fa30e4c805_kThe newly-elected Bronx District Attorney, Darcel D. Clark, was among those honored at Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.’s annual African American Heritage Celebration, which took place at the Eastwood Manor on Thursday, February 11, 2016.

 

Healthfirst, a nonprofit provider of free and low-cost healthcare plans serving the Bronx, co-sponsored BP Diaz’s African American Heritage Celebration.