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Banquet highlights African American leaders

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The Shreveport-Bossier-Desoto African American Awards Committee held a black-tie affair Saturday night.

The 26th Annual African American Scholarship Awards Banquet was held at Sunrise Baptist Church. Dozens of local political and community leaders enjoyed music, food, speeches and more. It highlights those who have done the most to better local African American communities. The event was $25 a person. All proceeds help provide scholarships to African American high schoolers in our area.

Last year, around 12 scholarships were handed out to students.

 

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