Cookie and I hanging out with Power writer Courtney Kemp, Mary J. Blige, and actress LaLa Anthony. It was great to see Reverend Al Sharpton and Hall of Famer Dave Winfield tonight as well! https://t.co/QikQkgJHbd
I was excited for today’s speech because I order flowers & eat fresh fruits & vegetables from companies that were represented at the event like my friends Joe & Sharon Hernandez at Melissa’s. Thank you to CEO of Naturipe Farms Dwight Ferguson & PMA CEO Cathy Burns for having me! https://t.co/LwEofWGAZ1
I am so blessed to be able to speak in front of different audiences. Today was unbelievable speaking to thousands of farmers, supermarket owners, owners of their own produce companies, & floral industry professionals at the Produce Marketing Association in Anaheim.
Our country has lost an incredible leader, voice of reason, and dedicated servant to our democracy. My prayers are with his family at this time. Rest In Peace my friend🙏🏾
He became the youngest chairman of the Legislative Black Caucus & the 1st African-American to serve as speaker pro tempore. As chairman of the House Oversight & Reform Committee he was well respected by both democrats & republicans because of his fairness & respect of all people.