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The 35th Anniversary of the Annual National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame Foundation, Inc. Weekend will take place virtually on Friday, September 25, 2020 beginning at 10 AM. Our series of events during the weekend promote the viability of HBCUs and highlight the accomplishments of their alumni. 

The Hall of Fame Foundation is also pleased to announce its stellar class of graduates from HBCUs, who will be inducted into the 2020 NBCA Hall of Fame. We are inducting 14 graduates of Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCUs) into the Hall of Fame for their significant contributions made in their respective fields.

We intend to host our Golf Tournament in 2021.

Agenda

THE CALL TO WOMANHOOD

Moderator: Judge Glenda Hatchett

Overview:  
The Call to Womanhood Symposium advises young women on responsible behavior in a variety of areas and gives them the opportunity to share experiences in a private forum

Panelist: Tracy Broughton, Penny Brown-Reynolds, Tangela Mitchell, Jazzmin Cobble

Sponsors: Wells Fargo / Verizon

THE CALL TO MANHOOD

Moderator: Dr. Kenneth Harris

Overview:  
The Call to Manhood Symposium advises young men on responsible behavior in a variety of areas and gives them the opportunity to share experiences in a private forum.

Panelist: Chaka Zulu, TK Peterson, Dr. Joshua Murfree, Emmanuel Lewis

Sponsors: Wells Fargo/Georgia Pacific/MERCK

SOCIAL JUSTICE/CIVIC ENGAGEMENT

Moderator: Mary Pat-Hector

Overview:
The Social Justice Forum / Civil Engagement session will address the long-standing issues of racial equity and social justice in America and the current protests and civil unrest.

Panelist: Mary Pat-Hector, Richard Rose, Alexander Lowe, Felicia Davis, Karen Rene’

Sponsors: AT&T/Wells Fargo

HEALTH & WELLNESS SYMPOSIUM

Moderator:
Dr. Joshua Murfree

Overview: The Health & Wellness Symposium encourages conversation on health care challenges such as COVID-19 and Mental Health in the black community and discusses ways we can educate and uplift our community with empowering health and wellness information.

Panelist: Kimberly Wright, Dr. Patrice Harris, Dr. Mark Alexander, Dr. Hadiyah Nicole Green

Sponsor: FDHA

LEGACY OF LEADER HONORS

Host: Hardy Dorsey

HONOREES: 

Shirley J. Williams Kane: Dillard University National Alumni President of the Year
Janet H. Sutton:  Alabama State University Distinguished Alumnus of the Year
Marcia Cephus: Coppin State University, Alumni Director of the Year
NAASC Chicago Chapter 
Jessica Harris: Spelman College Large Alumni Chapter of the Year
Morgan State University Alumni Association 
Joyce A. Brown Morgan State University National Alumni Association of the Year
DC Metropolitan Area Alumni Association
Cheryl Reid: Dillard University Small Alumni Chapter of the Year

INDUCTION CEREMONY

Host: Monica Pearson

2020 NBCA Hall of Fame Inductees

GOVERNMENT: Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, PH. D.
COMMUNITY SERVICE: Dr. B. DaNine J. Fleming
CHAIRMAN’S AWARD: Rev. Dr. Gwendolyn Elizabeth Boyd
FAITH: Dr. Jamal Harrison Bryant
LIFETIME ACHEIVEMENT: Dr. Jimmie Colson Jackson
ARTS: Ms. La’verne E. Washington
LIFETIME ACHEIVEMENT: Mr. Leonard F. Springs
INDUSTRY: Mr. Leroy Thornton Edwards, Jr.
BUSINESS: Mr. Louis C. Henry, Jr.
ENTERTAINMENT: Ms. Mara Hall
ATHLETICS: Dr. Walter L. Reed, Ed.D
SPECIAL SALUTE: Ellis L. Marsalis, Jr.
LAW: Justice Robert Benham
EDUCATION: Dr. Glenda Baskin Glover

Panelist

Judge Glenda Hatchett

Tracy
Broughton

Judge Penny
Brown-Reynolds

Tangela
Mitchell

Jazzmin
Cobble

Dr. Kenneth Harris

Chaka
Zulu

TK
Peterson

Dr. Joshua Murfree

Emmanual Lewis

Mary-Pat
Hector

Karen
Rene'

Richard
Rose

Felicia
Davis

Alexander
Lowe

Kimberly
Wright

Dr. Patrice
Harris

Mandell Jackson

Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green

Dr. Mark
Alexander

Natalie Hall

Thomas W. Dortch, Jr.

Rev. Gerald Durley

Monica Pearson

Hardey Dorsey

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