NAACP CHAIRMAN’S AWARD
TO BE PRESENTED TO
HARVARD LAW PROFESSOR CHARLES J. OGLETREE, JR
AT 48TH NAACP IMAGE AWARDS
Airing February 11, 2017 on TV One
Hosted by Anthony Anderson
The NAACP announced today, Harvard Law professor Charles J. Ogletree, Jr., who taught Barack and Michelle Obama, will be honored with the prestigious NAACP Chairman’s Award which is bestowed in recognition of individuals who demonstrate exemplary public service and use their distinct platforms to create agents of change. Roslyn M. Brock, Chairman of the NAACP National Board of Directors will present Ogletree with the award at the 48th NAACP Image Awards on February 11, 2017 live at 9pm/8c on TV One.
Ogletree Jr., receives the honor in recognition of his impressive work in the field of education as a prominent legal theorist who works to secure equal rights guaranteed by the Constitution for everyone, and for his work as founder of the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice which ensures that ‘Education Does Not Skip This Generation.’