In celebration of its 20th Anniversary, Black Business Ink magazine will host the Black Business Ink 20th Anniversary Power 100 Awards Ceremony at 7 p.m. on June 8 at the Steven Tanger Center for the Performing Arts, 300 N. Elm St., Greensboro. The Power 100 Awards Ceremony recognizes 100 of the most influential leaders from across North Carolina in a variety of sectors, including educators, healthcare professionals, politicians, clergy, and other professions and organizations. In addition to the stellar list of North Carolina who’s who, the evening will be chockfull of musical entertainment and dance routines that pay homage to African American history and African American recording artists with North Carolina roots, including the great Nina Simone, John Coltrane and Shirley Caesar. The Power 100 Awards Ceremony is the singular event of the 2023 State of Black North Carolina Conference. Founded by Williams in May 2003, the annual conference brings together leaders statewide to address disparities in Black and Brown communities. During the inaugural conference 20 years ago, Black Business Ink magazine was first unveiled.
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