Byron Allen reveals why his award from LA Urban League is especially personal during inspiring acceptance speech
Byron Allen, founder/chairman/CEO of Entertainment Studios, was honored with the 2019 Whitney M. Young, Jr., Award at the 46th annual Los Angeles Urban League Awards dinner in Hollywood on Thursday night. “We are incredibly grateful to this year’s honorees and extremely proud to have Byron Allenaccept this year’s Whitney M. Young, Jr., Award,” said Michael Lawson, president and CEO of the Los Angeles Urban League. “Byron Allen exemplifies excellence and this award is just a small token recognizing his success as well as our appreciation for his generous support of our mission and our communities.” The founder/chairman, and CEO of Entertainment Studios delivered an inspiring acceptance speech at the dinner attended by several familiar faces including celebrities, activists, and Congresswoman Maxine Waters. Byron Allen explained that this award was particularly personal because the Los Angeles Urban League helped his mother get her first job when they moved from Detroit to LA in 1968..
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