Thursday, 05 July 2012 13:06
The Houston Area Urban League hosted its 44th Annual Equal Opportunity Day Gala, recently at The Hilton Americas Hotel. The ladies were stunning and the men were dapper as ever. Laurie Vignaud in Mandalay; Diedra Fontaine in Tadashi, Judge Clarease Yates in Carmen Marc Valvo, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee in her signature St. John, Lora Clemmons in her signature Couture, Judy Foston in Morton Myles, Karen Carter Richards in Zuhair Murad, to name a few. Honorary Chair Gilbert A. Garcia, President and CEO Judson W. Robinson, III, Dr. Benjamin L. Hall, Jerome Gray, Cary Yates, Ralph Hughes, Francis Page, Jr., Dr. John Clemmons, Terrance Fontaine, Elwyn Lee, amongst others, looked simply fabulous in their black tuxedos. Other equally fabulous couples spotted were Algenita Scott Davis and Hubby, Errol and Sylvia Brooks, Fox 26 Anchors, Don Teague and Melinda Spaulding served as the nights’ Master and Mistress of Ceremony.
2003 American Idol Winner Ruben Studdard entertained with a night of R&B favorites.