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MLK Embrace Honors: Friends & Family Sneaker Affair

One year after the official unveiling of “The Embrace” memorial and 1965 Freedom Plaza on Boston Common, Embrace Boston welcomed over 1,200 community members to the second annual Friends & Family Sneaker Affair on Sunday, Jan. 14. The event included honors for local couples who have displayed a longstanding commitment through their professional and philanthropic work to building a Boston that works for all.

Imari Paris-Jeffries PHOTO: THUNDER ROAD PRODUCTiIONS
Emcees Melisa Valdez and Latoya Edwards PHOTO: THUNDER ROAD PRODUCTiIONS
2024 Embrace Honors Cohort members Dr. Yndia and Damian Lorick-Wilmot. PHOTO: THUNDER ROAD PRODUCTiIONS
Lee Pelton PHOTO: THUNDER ROAD PRODUCTiIONS
DJ Chubby Chub PHOTO: THUNDER ROAD PRODUCTiIONS
Embrace Honors Cohort members Sandy and Paul Edgerley PHOTO: THUNDER ROAD PRODUCTiIONS
Bay State Banner Publisher Ron Mitchell and his wife, Lisa Mitchell with Imari Paris-Jeffries PHOTO: THUNDER ROAD PRODUCTiIONS