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"MY MOMMA WAS MY DADDY AWARD"

 

October 19, 2019

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Photo My Momma Was my Daddy Honoree Mae Liza Smith with her family, Cherica Smith, Tyrone Smith sr., Karen Henderson, Tyrone Smith Jr., Allen Henderson JR. Allen Henderson lll, Moesha Smith, Shamar Henderson, Mary Ann Hale, Alexis Hale, Tavonne Swearegene, Shante' Franklin, Antwenique Wordlaw, Jamuntae Henderson and LaKeisha Hale.

"MY MOMMA WAS MY DADDY AWARD"

The Earnestine Carraway Jackson "MY MOMMA WAS MY DADDY AWARD" is named in honor of THE PO' FOLK'S POET, Marion Obafemi's mother. This award is bestowed upon women that were single parents or caregivers for their children (and sometimes others) and raised them to be productive members of society despite the many challenges and hardships. As a token of appreciation for their efforts to positively impact the community, a banquet was held in their honor on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at The Benoit Community Center in Monroe LA. The honorees were: Mrs. Joyce Reyn...



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