Five industry executives were honored Friday night at the Black Retail Action Group’s annual gala in Manhattan, but the takeaway message for all attendees was one of inclusiveness.
In a roomful of guests that included Mary J. Blige, Tamar Braxton, Mark Weber, chairman and chief executive officer of Donna Karan International,and Donna Karan’s Carole Kerner and Patti Cohen, BRAG’s president, Gary L. Lampley, encouraged guests to welcome one and all. Noting that BRAG is all about community building, he said, “Our goal is to increase social justice, individual well-being and reduce negative impacts of otherwise disconnected individuals. The gospel of BRAG is about helping people who have been crushed down.”
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