Charles Wright Museum of African American History
Charles H. Wright Museum President & CEO Juanita Moore is greeted by actor and stage director Blair Underwood.
Judge Damon Keith, Senior Judge for the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals delivers opening remarks at The Wright Gala.
Gala Committee Chair Vivian Pickard, General Motors Foundation president thanks co-chairs Pamela Alexander, Ford Motor Company director of community development and Faye Nelson, vice president of Public Affairs for DTE Energy.
Rev. Jesse Jackson delivers invocation during The Wright Gala dinner program.
Johnson Publishing Company chairman Linda Johnson Rice accepts a sculpture created and gifted by the General Motors Design Center and inspired by The Wright Museum's exhibition Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair.
The Wright Gala was hosted in the Grand Ballroom of the Detroit Marriott Renaissance Center inside General Motors’ global headquarters.
(left) Gregory Jackson and wife Jacki Jackson, Ronald Hall Jr., Sid E. Taylor, Maureen & Roy Roberts, and Vivian Rogers Pickard and Bill Pickard who each donated $100, 000 to The Wright Museum.
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