Photos by Carol Porter
The YWCA’s Stand Against Racism Luncheon was held on Tuesday, April 16, at the Kravis Center. The event included a panel entitled the Faces of Immigration, and the 2019 Dorothy Height Racial Justice Award. The award for this year went to Chief Assistant State Attorney Adrienne Ellis, with the Palm Beach County State Attorney’s Office. Ellis was one of the defense attorneys in the trial of former police officer Nouman Raja who was charged with the murder of Corey Jones a young black man whose car broke down on I-95 in the middle of the night. Raja will be sentenced at the end of April for these charges but is attempting to appeal them.