Why BAE

Why BAE

Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Luncheon Keynote Speakers

1988 - Julius Chambers, Esq.
1989 - Rev. Jesse L. Jackson
1990 - Dr. Johnnetta B. Cole
1991 - Dr. Marian Wright Edelman
1992 - Ronald H. Brown
1993 - Hon. A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr.
1994 - Rev. Dr. Benjamin Chavis
1995 - Dr. M. Jocelyn Elders
1996 - Martin Luther King, III
1997 - Patricia Russell-McCloud, Esq.
1998 - Honorable H. Carl McCall
1999 - Rev. Dr. Suzan D. Johnson Cook
2000 - His Excellency Koby Koomson
2001 - Rev. Dr. James A. Forbes, Jr.
2003 - Honorable H. Carl McCall
2004 - Dr. Joy DeGruy Leary
2005 - Randall Robinson
2006 - Mayor Frank Melton, Jackson, Mississippi
2007 - Dr. Julianne Malveaux
2008 - Bishop Vashti Murphy McKenzie
2009 - Professor Charles J. Ogletree, Jr.
2010 - Dr. Dennis M. Kimbro
2011 - Jacqueline A. Berrien
2012 - Reverend Al Sharpton
2013 - Gary L. Flowers
2014 - David R. Jones, President and CEO, Community Service Society of New York
2015 - Honorable David N. Dinkins, Former Mayor, City of New York

MLK Luncheon Honorees


1990
Arthur Barnes
Dr. James Dumpson
Jane Edwards
Livingston S. Francis
Solomon Goodrich
Joseph Jenkins
Horace W. Morris
John Patterson
Rev. Dr. Calvin O. Pressley
Morton Rogers
T. George Silcott

1991
Safiya Bandele
Beryl Banfield
John Bess
Elizabeth Graham
June Jackson Christmas

1992
Abukarriem Shabazz
Barbara Ann Teer
Sharon Johnson
Darwin M. Davis

1993
Rev. Ella Eure-Eaton
Phyllis M. Harewood
Barbara Sabol
Percy E. Sutton

1994
Margo D. Butts
Verona Greenland
Jacqueline L. Patton
Walter J. Turnbull

1995
Lynda D. Curtis
Hector Gesualdo

1996
Elmeda Cathcart
Mary D. Redd
William J. Richardson
Fabian Rivera
Jean L. Scott

1997
Leroy Holmes, Jr.
Richard Jackson
Linda Linton
Dr. Westina L. Matthews
Mark V. Monteverdi
Hilton O. Smith

1998
Eric Adams
James Butler
Dr. Annie B. Martin

1999
Robert Carmona
Richard E. Green
Dr. Marcella Maxwell
United Way of New York City

2000
Dr. James R. Dumpson
Queen Latifah
Edward Lewis
Dennis Swanson

2001
Carmen deLavallade
Geoffrey Holder
Rev. Calvin O. Pressley
Honorable Peter F. Vallone

2002
Robert M. Bender, Jr.
Neal L. Cohen, M.D.
Ralph Dickerson, Jr.
Honorable C. Virginia Fields
Mark E. Lawrence
Stan Litow
Dr. Megan E. McLaughlin
Violet Mitchell
Lorie A. Slutsky

2003
American Express
Guardians Association
Merrill Lynch
Vulcan Society

2004
Jean Hodge
Barry Mayo
Dr. Karl B. Rodney

2005
Black Veterans for Social Justice

2006
Michael G. Flanigan
Debra Smallwood
Deborah C. Wright

2007
Honorable Charles B. Rangel
Dr. Adelaide L. Sanford
JPMorgan Chase Foundation
Verizon Foundation

2008
Emory X. Brooks
Dawna Michelle Fields
Brenda Scott
WNBC-TV

2009
Geoffrey Canada
Cheryl Morrison
Valerie Oliver Durrah
WABC-TV
Hon. Dr. James R. Dumpson,
Lifetime Achievement Award

2010
Verna Eggleston
Debra Fraser-Howze
Horace W. Morris
Dr. Edison O. Jackson
State Farm Insurance

2011
NAACP
National Council of Negro Women
National Urban League

2012
Richard Brown
New York City Mission Society
Livingston S. Francis,
Lifetime Achievement Award

2013
Turner Construction Co.
Maurice Coleman
STRIVE International