On Monday, Rev Al Sharpton and the Washington DC Bureau of National Action Network hosted its annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Awards virtually. Award recipients include Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the U.S. National Institutes of Health; Stacey Abrams, American Politician, Lawyer, Voting Rights Activist & Author; LaTosha Brown, Founder of Black Voters Matter; Sir Hilary Beckles, Vice-Chancellor of the University of the West Indies; and Sindy Benavides, Chief Executive Officer, LULAC.
Sharpton, Human Rights Activist Martin Luther King III, and the Honorable Joyce Beatty, Chair, Congressional Black Caucus, U.S. House of Representatives, [D-OH-3], delivered speeches.
This year’s awards presentation is co-chaired by Martin Luther King III, and Tanya Lombard, Vice President, Global Public and External Affairs, Head of Multicultural Strategic Initiatives, AT&T Services, Inc., and National Action Network, Member, Board of Directors.