Watch The Positive Community’s rendition of Whitney Houston singing Star Spangled followed by The Black National Anthem Lift Every Voice and Sing.
Ambassador Suzan Johnson Cook Opening Welcomes and Prayer
Hon. Letitia James Attorney General of New York Celebrates Emancipation Day
Autumn Jeannette – We Got Us – The Positive Community’s 2nd Annual Emancipation Day Awards
Congressman Hakeem Jeffries U.S. Celebrates Emancipation Day w/ The Positive Community Magazine
Duke Ellington – My People w/ extended interviews
Bishop William T. Cahoon
Linda Epps tells the story of the emancipation of 1865 at The Positive Community 2nd annual Emancipation Day Awards.
Brian Hairston of the Black McDonald’s Owners & Operators Community Business Award at The Positive Community’s 2nd Annual Emancipation Day Awards.
Mayor Ras Baraka message to TPC followed by an original poem – “What we want”
Harlem Chamber of Commerce Accepts The Positive Community Award
Tamika Stembridge — an attorney, MBA and marketing guru who serves as the Executive Director of dfree
Alexis Morrast Performs at The Positive Community’s 2nd Annual Emancipation Day Awards
Ambassador Suzan Johnson Cook presents Rev. W. Franklyn Richardson with the Torchbearer Award
Rev. Dr. Robert M. Waterman shares Emancipation Day Message
Rev. Dr. Johnny Ray Youngblood introduced MAAFA
Jeannine Larue accepts Award from Dr. Williams Howard
The Positive Community – Sizzle Reel w/ Congressman Donald Payne Jr intro
Debbie B of 107.5 WBLS Heartfelt Message at The 2nd Annual Emancipation Day Awards
Closing remarks from TPC’s Publisher – Adrian Council