State Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz together with Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. Assembly Members Marcos Crespo, Luis Sepulveda, Michael Blake, Victor Pichardo and Councilmember Rafael Salamanca announce the celebration of the Annual “African American Abrazo “Embrace” in New York State.”
Seven distinguished Afro-Americans, Bronx District Attorney Darcel Clarke, New York State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, Concourse Village Board Member Ms. Chantel Jackson,Min. Kwame Thompson, and Hon. Bernice Williams were the honorees of the seven elected officials.
79th A.D. Male District Leader Hon. John Tucker stood in for 79th Assemblyman Michael Blake who was out of town at the DNC national convention. Photos are below.
Above and Below - It was photo ops with the elected officials before the program began.
More photo ops with the elected officials.
Above - Another photo op eith the elected officials.
Below - State Senator Ruben Diaz Sr. is interviewed for Bronxnet Cable Television.
Above - Bronx District Attorney Darcel Clark speaks about being the first Black Woman District Attorney in New York State.
Fresh off his State of the Borough address the day before Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. really woke up the packed room at Maestro's where the event was being held.