JACKSON, MS (WLBT)- For 19 years now, Jackson City Councilman Kenneth Stokes has honored the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with an awards banquet recognizing outstanding Jackson area citizens.
This year was no exception and tonight WLBT's own Howard Ballou received special recognition.
Howard was presented the newly created, "Barack Obama Award-21st Century Icon" for his taking back our neighborhoods series of reports and his mother's history as Dr. King's first personal secretary.
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