Photos by James Fields
Family and friends gathered at Martin’s West on Oct. 27 to celebrate radio talk show host Larry Young, now retiring after 25 years on air. The former senator hosted the award winning Larry Young Morning Show on Radio One’s WOLB 1010 AM in Baltimore. The program opened with J. Wyndal Gordon Esq. and April Watt as “mistress of ceremony.”
Young thanked all the guests for their support throughout his talk radio career. Musical selections were performed by singers Will Star and L A Young.
Local officials in attendance included United States Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD), Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski, Speaker of the House of Delegates, Adrienne A. Jones and United States Rep. Kweisi Mfume. Guest speakers included the Rev. Al Sharpton, founder and president of National Action Network, and Cathy Hughes, founder and chairwoman of Urban One.
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