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(BALTIMORE – February 21, 2019) – The next business networking event by Bmorenews.comhappens tomorrow (2.22.19). Black Wall Street COPPIN STATE is set for 5 pm in the new Health and Human Services Building at North and Warwick (Room 103).
This event is brought to you by Coppin State University’s College of Business in conjunction with Bmorenews.com. Special thanks to our sponsor, Premier Homes Realty, owned by Tabitha Rector Richardson.
Honorees receiving the Joe Manns Black Wall Street Award include Winky Camphor.
James “Winky” Camphor played four seasons of basketball at Coppin State from 1948-51. An original Eagle, Camphor holds the unofficial school record of 50 points in a game against Cheyney in 1950. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Coppin State in 1951 and his master’s degree from Coppin State in 1957.
He has a distinguished career following his graduation from Coppin State. He has earned the National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education Distinguished Alumni Award, State of Maryland Faithful Citizen award, National Association for Sickle Cell Outstanding Member Award, State Department of Mental Health and Hygiene Service Award, City of Baltimore Citizen’s Award, National Federation of the Blind Service Award, Children’s Cancer Center Volunteer Award, Heart of Love Award, Emmanuel C.C. Church Living Legends award and the Harlow Fullwood Award.