Monday, May 11, 2009

Photos of the Day

A grand opening was held this month of the Freedom's Sisters Exhibition in Detroit: Ambassador Shabazz (2nd-l) is joined by (l-r) Frederica Adelman, Smithsonian; Juanita Moore, Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History; and Pamela Alexander, Ford Motor Co. Fund at her mother's interactive kiosk display. Betty Shabazz, educator and widow of Malcolm X, is one of 20 African American women honored in the exhibit for their work in the cause of civil rights.

About Freedom's Sisters Exhibition:"Freedom's Sisters" celebrates 20 African American women from key 19th century historical figures to contemporary leaders, who have fought for equality of color. Freedom's Sisters is a multimedia, interactive exhibition is designed to appeal to people of all ages and backgrounds. The exhibition, sponsored by Ford Motor Company, is currently at the Museum of African American History in Detroit until July 25,2009, and will then visit cities such as Sacramento and Memphis during a three year tour. Source: ESP PR

White House Social Secretary Desiree Rogers, Jason Binn, CEO Niche Media/Capitol File Magazine, and Senior White House Advisor Valerie Jarrett at the White House Correspondents' dinner after party hosted by Capitol File at Corcoran Gallery of Art, May 9, 2009 in Washington, DC.

Jason Binn, CEO Niche Media/Capitol File Magazine, Neal Zucker, Linda Johnson Rice of Johnson Publishing Company, Desiree Rogers, Valerie Jarrett and Marko Iglen Dza at the White House Correspondents' dinner after party.

Eva Longoria Parker, Chris 'Ludacris' Bridges and his mother Roberta Shields attend the People-Time-Fortune-CNN White House Correspondents dinner cocktail party at the Hilton Hotel on May 9, 2009 in Washington, DC.

In related news, the Ludacris Foundation will honor actress Jane Fonda and Atlanta mayor Shirley Franklin for their outstanding philanthropic efforts on May 22, 2009 at Straits Restaurant in Atlanta. Tickets are $50 each and space is very limited. Visit here.

Photos: Wireimage

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