Today at the Washington Convention Center from 10 a.m. -12 noon, Sybil Wilkes will join Fudge on a panel aimed at health disparities in the African-American community. President Obama will speak at the Phoenix Awards gala dinner on Saturday night. This year, President Bill Clinton, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings of Maryland and Elaine Jones, former president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund will be honorees. Tamron Hall and actor Wendell Pierce will host the awards dinner.
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