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Encouraging Women To Seize The Moment The Salute Her: Beauty of Diversity Awards Tour Presented by Toyota Comes to Dallas on Thursday, November 1st celebrating ‘Women of Color’ at The Black Academy of Arts and Letters (TBAAL)

Majic 94.5’s Café Mocha Show known as ‘radio from a woman’s perspective’ to host the Inaugural Dallas Salute Her Awards with honorees; Tom Joyner Morning show broadcaster Sybil Wilkes; philanthropists Dr. Lauren Freeman and Regina Levine, retired USPHS veteran Dr. Shawneequa Harris; businesswoman Nikki Chu; Corporate Trailblazer Crystal King and more

(Special tribute performance by Grammy-nominated balladeer Kenny Lattimore and hip-hop legend YoYo)

WHO:
MAJIC-FM 94.5’s Café Mocha show will host the first annual Salute Her: Beauty of Diversity Awards in Dallas honoring outstanding women making a difference in the community. Presented by Plano based Toyota Motors North America, this year’s tour encourages women to seize the moment and make positive change in their communities.

WHAT:
Dallas is the third stop on a five-city tour that launched in Washington with stops in New York City, Charlotte, NC and Atlanta, GA. Café Mocha Radio is the #1 weekly radio show for multicultural women, known as ‘radio from a woman’s perspective’ airs Sunday mornings on MAJIC-FM 94.5 from 7-9am.

Seven diverse women who are redefining history through their own respective journeys will be celebrated during the event, which is also supported by AARP.

2018 Salute Her: Beauty of Diversity honorees include:

• Sybil Wilkes, co-host of Tom Joyner Morning Show, Broadcast Innovator Award
• Dr. Lauren Freeman, Chairman of Dress for Success Dallas Board, Community Activist Award
• Nikki Chu, Celebrity Designer & Businesswoman, Woman of Style
• Crystal King, National Director Product Development, Digital Assets, American Heart Association, Corporate Trailblazer Award
• Guwan Jones, VP Human Resources & Chief Diversity Officer of Baylor Scott & White Health, Champion for Change Award
• Regina Levine, Promise House Chief Program Officer, Champion for Children Award
• Dr. Shawneequa Harris, CAPT (O-6), USPHS, retired, Toyota American Pride Award
• Chevel Johnson, Associated Press Journalist, Media Legend Award

WHEN:
Thursday, November 1, 2018
Chic Boutique Pre-Reception 6:30 – 7:45pm
Salute Her: Beauty of Diversity Awards Program 8pm
Individual tickets $55.00
www.SaluteHerTX2018.Eventbrite.com

WHERE:
The Black Academy of Arts and Letters
1309 Canton Street
Dallas, TX 75201

PRE-MEDIA OPPORTUNITIES:
October 31st/November 1st – Kenny Lattimore – in studio interview and/or performance with designated honoree
November 1st – 2018 – YoYo – Legendary Hip-Hop artist and philanthropist
• Dr. Shawneequa Harris, CAPT (O-6), USPHS, retired, Toyota American Pride Award
• Crystal King, Director Multicultural Marketing at American Heart Association, Corporate Trailblazer Award

The Salute Her Awards: Beauty of Diversity supports the Mocha Cares Foundation, which helps provide services to combat homelessness, domestic violence and foster care through mentorship programs.

CONTACT:
For interview requests, contact: Alex Hill at 313-213-2149 / Alex@milesaheadentertainment.com
or Sheila Eldridge at 201-887-5100 / sheila@milesaheadentertainment.com.

About the Salute Her AwardsTM:
Café Mocha launched its annual Salute Her Awards events in 2011, with a mission to recognize dynamic women who have made contributions in their communities and breaking down barriers. Since its inception eight years ago past honorees include activist Sybrina Fulton, broadcast personality Wendy Williams and Iyanla Vanzant, “Empire” actress Ta’Rhonda Jones, CNN correspondent Fredricka Whitfield, renowned White House journalist and author April Ryan and legendary actress Pam Grier, actress/humanitarian Sheryl Lee Ralph, Cynthia Bailey, Kim Fields, Malinda Williams, Terri J. Vaughn and Vy Higginsen, singers Gloria Gaynor, Stephanie Mills, Fantasia Barrino Taylor, Syleena Johnson and Tamela Mann, influencers Constance White, Luvvie Ajayi, Lola Ogunnaike, Jamie Foster Brown, Shirley Strawberry, fashion designer Barbara Bates, Dr. Bernice King, Deanna Brown Thomas, Ricki Fairley, NBA mom Wanda Durant and Ilyasah Shabazz to name few. Take a look at our 2017 Salute Her Tour highlights.