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National Ovation to L. Douglas Wilder

Dr. J, Husband and Wilder  

President Adams Gaston attends A National Ovation to L. Douglas Wilder Honoring 70 Years of Leadership and Service

President Javaune Adams and her husband Dmitri Gaston along with others salute America’s first Black Governor and Virginia’s 66th Governor, L. Douglas Wilder. The epic event was hosted by Virginia Commonwealth University’s L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs in partnership with Virginia Union University and Howard University.


Pictured from L-R: Dmitri Gaston, Pamela Boston Esq., Guido Mayorga, Glenda Maynard, Greg Hatchett, Dolline Hatchett, Brenda Williams, Donna Powell and NSU President Javaune Adams-Gaston.


Washington Hilton's International Ballroom


Virginia State University President Dr. Makola Abdullah and Norfolk State President Dr. Javaune Adams-Gaston 


Two of Virginia’s legends in the same photo: Congressman Bobby Scott with his former colleague in the Virginia Senate, Wilder.


Pictured from L-R: Speaker Don Scott, U.S. Senator Mark Warner, State Senator Lamont Bagby, Gov. Wilder and VCU’s Wilder School Dean Dr. Susan Gooden.