NAN to Honor Motown Records Founder Berry Gordy & Alexis M. Herman 1/16/12—
IN WASHINGTON, DC, ON KING DAY NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK TO HONOR MOTOWN RECORDS FOUNDER BERRY GORDY & ALEXIS M. HERMAN, THE FIRST AFRICAN-AMERICAN TO BE SECRETARY OF LABOR-
REV. AL SHARPTON UNVEIL A CIVIL RIGHTS AGENDA IN THE NAME OF DR. KING AT NAN’S ANNUAL KING DAY BREAKFAST FEATURING SENIOR ADMINISTRATION OFFICIALS AND LEADERS
Reverend Al Sharpton, President of National Action Network and host of PoliticsNation MSNBC
Berry Gordy, Motown Records founder
Alexis M. Herman, First African-American to be Secretary of Labor
And other community, religious and political leaders
NAN Annual King Day Breakfast honoring those that are carrying on the tradition of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. including Motown Records founder Berry Gordy and Alexis Herman, the first African-American to be U.S. Secretary of Labor
The Grand Hyatt, 1000 H St. NW.
Monday, January 16, 2012 – 8:30 a.m.
NAN will host the annual Martin Luther King Day Breakfast at 8 am at the Grand Hyatt. The breakfast will honor those that have helped continue the legacy of Dr. King in their respective fields. Recipients include legendary music impresario Berry Gordy, who will receive the “King Lifetime Service Award,” and Alexis Herman, who will receive the “NAN Breaking Barriers Award.” Other honorees include Maurice Cox, recipient of the “Corporate Achievement Award,” and James Mitchell, who will receive the “NAN Economic Justice Award.”