Commission on African American History honors ‘Living Legends’

Commission on African American History honors ‘Living Legends’
Top of photo (from left to right): James Faison, Clarence Fredlaw, Frankie Roberts, Hollis Briggs Bottom of photo (from left to right) : James Jamison, Sandra Hughes, Wilma Daniels (Source: City of Wilmington)

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - The City of Wilmington’s Commission on African American History will host a dinner Saturday, July 27 to recognize seven people who have made significant contributions to Wilmington’s history.

The recipients will be recognized at the ‘Living Legend Honorees’ awards banquet at city hall in the council chambers ballroom at 6 p.m.

The honorees are:

  • James Faison, district court judge for the 5th Judicial District
  • Clarence Fredlaw, retired Wilmington police officer
  • Frankie Roberts, Executive Director of LINC, Inc.
  • Hollis Briggs, public servant; chairman of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Committee
  • James Jamison, retired from the U.S. Air Force; coordinator for the Boots on the Ground organization
  • Sandra Hughes, former state representative; former Wilmington City Council member
  • Wilma Daniels, Founder and CEO of Daniels Development

Tickets for the event are $25. For more information, click here.

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