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Mayor Bill de Blasio Honors those 2017 Honorees. Honorable Charles B. Rangel, Larry Mullins, Michael Garner, Cleveland Gary and Terrance Holliday are all honored. Lots of shout outs to Mayor Dinkins as well! The entire event will be broadcast shortly.


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Black History Awards Breakfast

8:30am – 10:30am

Times Square, NYC

Join with us as we honor the legacy of black lives that truly impacted America

2017 Honorees
The Honorable Charles B. Rangel Larry Mullins, News Anchor of 1010 WINS Michael Garner, President 100 Black Men NYC Cleveland Gary, CEO, Black Shopping Channel
Serving 30,000 Individuals, Businesses & Civic Leaders

Terrance Holliday, Colonel, Retired, USAF

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2017 Program Emcees

Mark Jaffe

George Hulse
Larry C. Mullins
Michael J. Garner
President & CEO Greater NY Chamber Board and VP Award winning news anchor for 1010 WINS; Chief Diversity Officer of the NY Metropolitan
Greater NY Chamber Community Engagement HealthFirst Larry has won the Associated Press Award Transportation Authority; he also serves as
for “Best Radio News Anchor”. He has also President of 100 Black Men NYC and is on
won broadcast Emmy’s as an investigative the board of Harlem Hospital. Mr. Garner re-
Previou s Honorees TV journalist and helped produce TV shows.
He currently lives in Brooklyn where he is a cently received the US Small Business
Administration’s “Minority Small Business

• Dr. Roscoe Brown
• Ty Jones faithful member of the Grammy-Winning
Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir. Champion of the Year Award” and is a
passionate advocate for minority small
• Irving Lord Burgess • William Bill McCreary business development
• Dr. Gerald Deas • Governor David Paterson
• Garth Fagan • Major General Joseph McNeil
• George Faison • Melba Moore

2017 Black History Award Honorees

Terrance C. Holliday

Cleveland Gary

The Honorable Charles B. Rangel

War Hero who earned a Purple Heart & Bronze Star. He attended NYU on GI Bill and earned full scholarship to St John’s Law. After being appointed Assistant US Attorney by Robert F. Kennedy, Rangel marched in Selma with Martin Luther King; served two terms in the NYS Assembly and was elected to Congress in 1970. As Congressmen, Rangel served almost 50 years, sponsored 40 bills

Retired from the United States Air Force as a Colonel. He received numerous medals for meritorious & exceptional achievement and was appointed Commissioner of the Mayor’s Office of Veteran’s Affairs where he served from 2010 till 2014. Holliday is a native NY’er and received his BA from St John’s and his MBA from NY Institute of Technology

A former All American College Football Player and all pro running back for the NFL’s Los Angeles Rams, Gary continues to excel in the business world. He is currently CEO of the Black Shopping Channel and Healthway Shopping Network and has built a multi billion dollar media empire that spans the globe
in thirty six countries
and resolutions that became law (including Obama’s historic health care reform) and became the first African-American to lead the powerful House Ways & Means Committee.

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