MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY LIVING LEGENDS GALA
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The 2016 Gala salutes extraordinary leadership which upholds the legacy of 18th and 19th century black patriots and their colleagues who distinguished themselves on behalf of freedom and justice.
Four Seasons Hotel, Boston | Business or Evening Attire
Featuring special tributes to the 210th anniversary of the African Meeting House
and the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture.
5:00pm Living Legends Awards Ceremony
6:00pm Elegant Buffet Reception
2016 Living Legend Honorees
Wayne A. Budd
Senior Counsel, Goodwin Procter LLP &
Former United States Attorney
Lonnie G. Bunch, III
Founding Director, Smithsonian’s National Museum of
African American History and Culture
The African Meeting House is one of the most important National Historic Landmarks in the United States. Past LIVING LEGEND awardees include: Harry Belafonte, Adelaide Cromwell, Ossie Davis,Earl Graves, Hon. Edward Kennedy, Glendora McIlwain Putnam, Bill Russell, and Cicely Tyson and others.