WMU-Cooley Holds Annual Charles Hamilton Houston Black Tie Gala

WMU-Cooley Law School Black Law Students Association (BLSA) hosted “A Royal Affair” – the 23rd annual Charles Hamilton Houston Black Tie Gala on Nov. 2 at the Lansing Center in Lansing, Michigan.

Moore Nyamfukudza Taylor

BLSA hosts the Charles Hamilton Houston Black Tie event each fall to acknowledge the great achievements of Houston in the fight against racial injustice, as well as provide students with the opportunity to network with judges, attorneys, and other community leaders from the Greater Lansing area. This year’s award winners included:

  • Professor Jeanette Buttrey, Above and Beyond Award for her outstanding service and dedication to the student body.
  • WMU-Cooley student Morgan Barker, Academic Excellence Award for maintaining a high standard of academic performance while being active within WMU-Cooley Law School, and proving to be a well-rounded scholar.
  • WMU-Cooley student Aminata Kamara, the Marcus Garvey Book Scholarship.

Pictured, from left: Jacob Moore, Takura Nyamfukudza, and Lamontre Taylor

Keynote speakers for the event included BLSA-Lansing founder, the Hon. Hugh B. Clarke Jr.; the Hon. Wanda M. Stokes and Takura Nyamfukudza, attorney, Chartier & Nyamfukudza.

During the event, Nyamfukudza  was presented the Guest of Honor Award.

Nov 07 2019

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