California African American Museum enjoyed its annual gala on Saturday, October 6. For this seventh annual event CAAM & Friends presented Lifetime Achievement Awards to Academy Award winner Sidney Poitier. The United States Gracie Fellow for Visual Arts winner John Outterbridge was similarly honored.
- Sidney Poitier accepts CAAM Lifetime Achievement Award
- Poitier & award with actress CCH Pounder
- John Outterbridge & award, CCH Pounder, Charmaine Jefferson, Executive Director of CAAM
- Nita Whitaker LaFontaine, Norman Lewis (Tony-nominated Broadway performer from Porgy and Bess, Les Miz) perform
Photos courtesy California African American Museum, credit: Valerie Goodloe
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