Cathy Hughes, founder and chairperson of Urban One Inc., will be the featured speaker at the Madam Walker Legacy Center’s 40th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Celebration at noon Jan. 17 at madamwalkerlegacycenter.com. Registration is free.
Kristian Little Stricklen, president of Madam Walker Legacy Center, will have a conversation with Hughes about the importance of the voice of the Black community. Also, Hughes will be inducted into the Madam Walker Legacy Center of Fame during the celebration.
“We’re thrilled that Cathy Hughes accepted our invitation to be our keynote speaker, and we are honored to induct her into our Walk of Fame,” Stricklen said. “Ms. Hughes’ career success exemplifies everything that Madam CJ Walker stood for in business and in advocating for the Black community.”