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Legacy Awards: Join Us

Carla Hayden photo

Carla Hayden
North Star Award Recipient

John Lewis photo

Congressman John Lewis
Ella Baker Award Recipient

Haki Madhubuti photo

Haki Madhubuti
Madam C.J. Walker Award

J O I N   U S   A T   T H E

16th Annual

 

Zora Neale Hurston/Richard Wright Legacy Award Ceremony

Honoring excellence in

Debut Fiction, Fiction, Nonfiction and Poetry

by Black writers

 

Recipient of the 2017 North Star Award
CARLA HAYDEN

 

Recipient of the 2017 Ella Baker Award
CONGRESSMAN JOHN LEWIS

 

Recipient of the 2017 MADAM C.J. WALKER AWARD
HAKI MADHUBUTI

 

​​Award for College Writers

 

 Friday, October 20, 2017

6:30 p.m. Opening Reception
7:00 p.m. Award Ceremony

Followed by Buffet

Ticket — $125 ~ Table — $1,500

 

washingtonplaza

Washington Plaza Hotel​

10 Thomas Circle, NW
Washington, DC 20005

Discounted rates for lodging are available at the hotel
Call 202.842.1300 and mention Hurston Wright Foundation

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Please donate to sponsor a student to attend the Legacy Awards.