by April Watts (Photos by Shevry Lassiter)
Recently, the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation commemorated Black History Month with its 2nd annual A Voice Heritage Celebration held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Washington, DC.
Dr. Debra Newman Ham, Ronald V. Dellums and The Coca-Cola Company were honored with Avoice Heritage Awards for their outstanding commitment to the importance of African-American history in public life.
Members of Congress including Donna Edwards (D-MD), Elijah Cummings (D-MD), John Conyers (D-MI), and Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) were in attendance as well as civil rights activist and DC’s first US Congressman, Rev. Walter E. Fauntroy. WUSA news anchor, Andrea Roane, was mistress of ceremony.
View photos of the A Voice Heritage Celebration 2011