Herb and Sheran Wilkins Reception

Friday 10/23/2009

United States Chamber of Commerce

Washington D.C.

On Saturday, October 24, 2009, The HistoryMakers celebrated Herb & Sheran Wilkins in recognition of their gift to The HistoryMakers of $1 million and the naming into perpetuity of the Herb & Sheran Wilkins MediaMakers at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C. The event included a reception, dinner and program. The program featured Toni Cook Bush, Chair, Board of Directors, The HistoryMakers, Julieanna L. Richardson, Founder & Executive Director of The HistoryMakers, Herb Wilkins, Jr., Robert Johnson, Maurita Coley and Melva Nowell after which a video montage of Herb Wilkins HistoryMakers interview was shown. The evening ended with the presentation of a statue designed by Richard Hunt.


The HistoryMakers staff has created a finding aid for this event. View/Download below: 

Finding Aid to The Herb & Sheran Wilkins Naming Opportunity Event (Washington, D.C. 2009)