Veteran Civil Rights Reporter Simeon Booker Receives CBC 2010 Phoenix Award

The Washington Informer
October 17, 2010

Veteran civil rights reporter, Simeon Booker, told the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Awards Dinner, “our struggle is far from over,” as he accepted the organization’s 2010 Phoenix Award for lifetime achievement. Acknowledging the gains made through Black voting power during the past six decades, Booker urged more attention to the remaining “challenges” of enormous Black poverty, high unemployment, a disproportionate black prison population, too few college grads, and too many teenage pregnancies… Read More

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