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Pursuing the Dream; Our Youth

by AFRO Staff

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    Ginger Howard & Host Dwayne Renal Sims. (Courtesy Photo)

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Negro League Legends Hall of fame (NLLHOF) hosted a Black and White benefit for the Reading About Our Communities (R.A.C.H.) Historical Educational Outreach Program, Nov 8, 2013 at the Blue Dolphin Lounge and Restaurant, Olney, MD.

Special guests included Leroy “Shotgun” Sandifer who played for the Negro League Sandlot Washington Black Sox Team and Ginger Howard, the youngest African American to join the LPGA. The evening was punctuated by the Duet Lovestory and DJ Steve Harvey. Other events that highlighted the NLLHOF Weekend included media interviews with Ginger Howard at the Enterprise Golf Course and a “Pursuing the Dream” presentation with young ladies age 12 and up at the Charles H. Flowers High School; special guests included Ginger Howard; Lisha Coleman,

Internationally recognized leader in the hair extension industry and Brig. Gen. Allyson R. Solomon, Assistant Adjutant General for Air, Maryland National Guard (MNG) and Commander, Maryland Air National Guard. Event Co-Chairs were MD Delegate Aisha Braveboy along with Prince George’s Council members, Karen Toles and Ingrid Turner and Co-Sponsor Dr. Ebonee Starr. Hats off to Dwayne Sims, Founder, NLLHOF for making it happen…for more info:

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