Photo Gallery | SLIDESHOW: BRAABJ Scholarship Luncheon
More than 250 people attended the Baton Rouge Area Association of Black Journalists' first Scholarship Luncheon.It was held at Boudreaux's in Baton Rouge on April 18.
Former WAFB Sports Anchor/Reporter James Verrett served as the guest speaker. The organization honored four Pioneering Journalists --Maxine Crump, Henry Stewart, Henry Baptiste, and Ed Pratt.
Poceeds from the luncheon will fund scholarships for Southern and LSU students. BRAABJ is made up of local media professionals. Its mission is to support and promote journalists of color, mentor aspiring journalists, and provide scholarships.
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