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New York Association of Black Journalists Honors Event
B. Smith's Restaurant, Times Square, NYC
Wednesday Evening, June 24, 2009
 
Sponsored by
 
 
 
 
 
The Reception
Getting To Know You...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
News Corporation Executives in attendance included
Howard Watts
Director of Diversity (far left)
 
 
 
 
 
Actress Cecily Tyson
Restaurateur & TV Personality
Barbara 'B' Smith (pink dress)
NYABJ President
 Gary Anthony Ramsay (right)
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Honorees included
Rosalind McLymont
Editor-in-chief
The Network Journal
(white jacket & pearls)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
THE METROPOLITAN BLACK BAR ASSOCIATION
 25TH ANNIVERSARY AWARDS DINNER
Steiner Studios Stage 6 New York May 14, 2009
Hon. Cheryl J. Gonzales Chair
Xavier R. Donaldson, Esq. President
Dakota D. Ramseur, Esq. President Elect
 
 
 
 
 
The Distinguished
Jurists of The Year
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cornett L. Lewers, Esq.
Former Chairman
Metropolitan Black Bar Association   Presents Lifetime Achievement Award to 
              
Hon. L. Priscilla Hall
 
 
 
 
 
 
L-R: Eric Adams, New York State Senator; John Sampson, New York State Senator; Carrie Solanges, Esq. VP Metropolitan Black Bar Assn; Xavier Donaldson, Esq. President Metropolitan Black Bar Association
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SERENA WILLIAMS WINS INAUGURAL
BILLIE JEAN KING CUP EVENT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Madison Square Garden
March 2, 2009
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
                                       
 
POLICE APPRECIATION DAY
First Presbyterian Church of Brooklyn
Sunday, February 22 2009
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
                                          
                                         
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Top L-R: Congresswoman Yvette Clarke; NYC Councilman David Yassky Congresswoman Yvette Clarke and Deputy Mayor Dennis Walcott; officers worship
Center  L-R: Rev Dr. Cari Jackson; Captain Mark DiPaolo and Congressman Anthony Weiner; Captain Mark DiPaolo, Worship Service. Bottom L-R: Deputy Mayor Dennis Walcott, Congressman Anthony Weiner, NYC Councilman David Yassky
 
 
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On my way...need a cab!
 
Metropolitan Black Bar Association Awards Dinner
Steiner Studios Stage 6
May 14, 2008
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
L-R: MC Jami Floyd, Anchor, Best Defense, truTV
Hon. Cheryl J. Gonzales, MBBA Board Chair and
Xavier Donaldson, Esq., President, MBBA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Judge Albie Sachs of the South Africa  Constitutional Court presenting a copy of the South Africa Bill of Rights to MBBA Chair Hon. Cheryl J.Gonzales and President, Xavier Donaldson,Esq.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
L-R Justice Gloria Dabiri, Judge Theodore Jones, NYS Court of Appeals and Nadine C. Johnson, Esq.
MBBA Immediate Past President
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
L-R: City Council Member Letitia James, Assemblyman Keith Wright, Former MBBA President Andrew Maloney, Justice Fern Fisher, Administrative Judge of the Civil Court of the City of New York
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
L-R MBBA Members: Pam Faison Esq., Robin Williams Isom Esq., and Board Members Hon. Carolyn Wade and Cassandra Bethel Esq.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Chief Justice Judith Kaye (standing in blue suit) surrounded by other distinguished Judges
and Lawyers  at 2006 MBBA Dinner
 
 
QuickStartTennis
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Goldman Sachs CTW volunteer
and District 75 Bronx Participant
 
 
2009 United States Tennis Association Eastern Section Fathers' Day Weekend Family Grassroots Challenge
Benefitting Jeuness Track Club
June 19, 2009 - June 21, 2009
 
 
New York Association of Black Journalists Golf & Tennis Event
Lake Isle Country Club
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
L-R: WCBS-TV Anchor Maurice Dubois,
NYABJ President Gary Anthony Ramsay
and guests
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
New York Association of Black Journalists Scholarship and Awards Dinner -2008
Columbia University
February 13, 2008
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The evening's hosts were WABC-TV
News Anchor Sade Baderinwa and
WCBS-TV Anchor Maurice Dubois
 
 
The Network Journal 
Twenty-Five Influential Black Women in Business Awards
 
New York City
March 12, 2009
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Honoree Gerri Warren Merrick
President, WarrenMerrick Communications NYC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Honoree Sandra Scott, Esq.
VP Legal Affairs
Home Box Office NYC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Honoree Irma Norris, Production Executive
Harpo Productions, Inc. Chicago
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Evening's co-host, former honoree
and Apprentice cast-member
Randal D. Pinkett ,Ph.D.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Evening's co-host, former honoree
and Apprentice cast member Stacie J.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2008 honoree Michelle Blake-Wilson
Managing Director, Marketing & Communications
United States Tennis Association -Eastern Section
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2008 honoree Sheila S. Boston, Esq.
Partner, Litigation, Kaye Scholer LLP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2008 honoree Jennifer Jordan WWOR-TV
My 9 News New York
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2008 honoree Gerard Simmons Eastern Regional Sales Director, Black Enterprise Magazine
National Bar Association Presidental Inaugural Ball
Sunday, January 18 2009
JW Marriott Hotel Washington, DC
 
Nat'l Bar Pres. Moore
 
 
 
 
 
Singer Brian McKnight
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The party has started
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Moore & webcast
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NBA- Jones, Braxton
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Host Committee
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brian McKnight
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Congressman Conyers
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Moore and Underwood
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
simply classy
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
old-school moves rule...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
and red rocks
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mistress of Ceremonies
Sandra Bookman
WABC-TV-NY
News Anchor
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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