Africa-America Institute 65th Anniversary Awards Gala

President Derrick Johnson
Prepared Remarks
New York, New York
September 25,  2018


In January of this year, we announced a partnership with the Africa -America Institute to help work with our members in the African-American community along with the African Diaspora to share a curriculum of Africa’s great civilizations and to further awareness and understanding of African history.

It is an honor to be here today with honorable leadership from Mozambique, South Africa, with tonight’s honorees and with all of the distinguished guests gathered here today.

I would be remiss if I did not recognize three individuals –
The Chairman of our National Board of Directors, Mr. Leon W. Russell if you would please stand.

The Vice-Chair of our National Board of Directors,…

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