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Black History Month

The New York State Unified Court System's Committee to Celebrate Black History Month Commemorates the 15th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation and the 50th Anniversary of the Great March on Washington

Hon. Jonathan Lippman, Chief Judge of The State of New York's prepared remarks

 

Lawrence K. Marks,
First Deputy Chief Administrative Judge of the Courts reads opening remarks and Hon. Jonathan Lippman's prepared remarks.
Lawrence K. Marks
Lt. Eugene Jordan recalls his participation in the Great March on Washington.
Lt. Eugene Jordan
Hon. Fern Fisher, Deputy Chief Administrative Judge, New York City Courts Introduces the recipient of the Tribune Society's Lifetime Achievement Award, Hon. George Bundy Smith (Retired Judge of the Court of Appeals)
Hon. Fern Fisher
Hon. George Bundy Smith (Ret.) recounts his role in the Civil Rights movement.
Hon. George Bundy Smith (Ret.)
Ms. Cheryl Wills, Anchor of NY1, Actress and Author Receives the Tribune Society's Community Service Award from Ernest Owens,
President of the Tribune Society, Inc
Ms. Cheryl Wills
Hon. Antonio Brandveen, President of the
Judicial Friends Association provides closing remarks to the program.
Hon. Antonio Brandveen
Award recipients Hon. George Bundy Smith (Ret.) and Cheryl Wills pose with members of the New York State Unified Court System's Committee to Celebrate Black History Month
Award recipients