Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Photos of the Day: The 2009 McDonald's 365 Black Awards

Alonzo Mourning, New York McDonald's owner/operator Frank E. Mason, CNN journalist Soledad O'Brien, House Majority Whip for the US House of Representatives James E. Clyburn and McDonald's USA President Don Thompson attend the 365 Black Awards in New Orleans, July 3, 2009

As a follow up to my post yesterday on the McDonald's 365 Black Awards held in New Orleans, here are a few photos from the event. Since 2003, the McDonald's 365 Black awards have recognized African American leaders who are bettering the lives of African Americans across the nation. Those honored this year were NBA legend and philanthropist Alonzo Mouring, New York McDonald's owner/operator Frank E. Mason, award winning CNN journalist Soledad O'Brien, House Majority Whip for the US House of Representatives James E. Clyburn and Black Enterprise publisher Earl G. Graves, Sr.

Award winning journalist Ed Gordon, R&B legend Charlie Wilson and Roland Martin


Soledad O'Brien and Alonzo Mourning; television personality Omarosa Manigault

R&B singer and McDonald's 365 Black spokesperson Dwele

Photos: Burrell Communications

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