Brotherhood Crusade Pioneer of African American Achievement Award Honoring Chris Paul

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BROTHERHOOD CRUSADE PIONEER OF AFRICAN AMERICAN ACHIEVEMENT AWARD GALA

Friday, December 9, 2016, 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Beverly Hilton Hotel, 9876 Wilshire Boulevard
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

For Tickets – CLICK HERE

On Friday, December 9th, Brotherhood Crusade will honor NBA great Chris Paul with their pioneer of African American Achievement Award

Chris Paul is an American professional basketball player, best known as a marquee point guard for the Los Angeles Clippers franchise in the NBA.

Born on May 6, 1985, in Lewisville, North Carolina, Chris Paul grew up in a tight-knit family. Although as a child he played football, Paul later took his older brother’s lead and became a basketball standout. Following a high school stint as a star, he was recruited to Wake Forest University, where he became a key part of the team’s effort to rebuild. Paul was drafted into the National Basketball Association in 2005, by the New Orleans Hornets, where he played for six seasons before becoming a key part of another rebuilding effort, with the Los Angeles Clippers.

Paul and his wife, Jada, whom he met at Wake Forest, have two children: a daughter, Cameron Alexis; and a son, Christopher Emmanuel II. Paul’s family nicknamed him CP3 because he, his father and brother all share the same C.P. initials. He is an avid bowler and owns a franchise in the Professional Bowlers Association league.

Brotherhood Crusade is a 48-year old grassroots organization with a vision of improving quality of life and meeting the unmet needs of low-income, underserved, under-represented and disenfranchised individuals. They envision a South Los Angeles devoid of health disparities, disenfranchisement and poverty-associated adverse public health conditions. They believe South Los Angeles can be a safe, thriving, culturally relevant and inclusive community that provides all residents equitable access to human & social services and continually improves their quality of life.

Take a look at last years event

Behind the Lens with Leroy Hamilton – 2015 Brotherhood Crusade Gala

 

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