The LBJ Presidential Leadership Dinner Gala was held last night in Wilmington, NC. The PBLA Color Guard had the privilege of meeting Congressman James E. Clyburn, the third ranking Democrat in the United States House of Representatives. They also had the privilege of meeting Mr. Eddie S. Glaude Jr. Mr Glaude is the William S. Tod Professor of Religion and African American Studies at Princeton University. Tod also holds a Ph. D in religion from Princeton. He is chair of the Department of African American Studies. Tod is also a best selling author and has written for the New York Times and The Huffington Post. He is a columnist for Time Magazine and regularly provides commentary on radio and television new program like Democracy Now!, Morning Joe, and the 11th Hour.
The PBLA Cadets with the Bladen County Honorees from last night’s LBJ Presidential Leadership Dinner Gala. The dinner was held in Wilmington, NC. Mr. Dennis Troy was recognized for Outstanding Community Leadership. Dr Margaret Lawrence was the Booker T. Washington-Julius Rosenwald Education Honoree. Mr Rufus Lloyd was recognized for Outstanding Countywide Leadership!Share: