Influencers turn out for 'Women for Hillary' Harlem fundraiser

AmNews Staff Reports | 10/14/2016, 3:52 p.m.
On Thursday night, over 200 key influencers gathered in Harlem to support 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.
Several Black politicians including Council Member Inez Dickens and Congressman Charlie Rangel gathered in Harlem Thursday night for a fundraiser for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Tylik Hill

On Thursday night, over 200 key influencers gathered in Harlem to support 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

Rose Pierre-Louis and New York State NAACP Conference President Hazel Dukes.

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Rose Pierre-Louis and New York State NAACP Conference President Hazel Dukes.

Hosted at Harlem's Lenox Saphire restaurant, the "Women for Hillary" event served a dual purpose of raising funds and encouraging voter education. Attendees received voter registration information and absentee ballots for early voting.

Mona Scott-Young

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Mona Scott-Young

Special guests included: Congressman Charlie Rangel, Dr. Hazel N. Dukes (President of the NAACP New York Conference), Gale Brewer (Manhattan Borough President), Rosemond Pierre-Louis, C. Virginia Fields, Joyce Johnson, Assemblyman Alex Rodriguez, Inez Dickens (NYC Councilwoman), Alyah Horsford-Sidberry, Nicole Paultre-Bell, Mona Scott-Young (CMO, MYX Fusions and Monami Entertainment), Arva Rice, Keith Wright, Rodney Capel, Melvin Norris, and many more.

Congressman Charlie Rangel and C. Virginia Fields

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Congressman Charlie Rangel and C. Virginia Fields

Guests enjoyed appetizers and cocktails provided by MYX Fusions and Effen Vodka and received gift bags from Shea Moisture and Sundial Brands.