Brooklyn’s black judiciary to be honored by Metropolitan Black Bar Association during Black History Month
The Metropolitan Black Bar Association (MBBA) will honor members of New York’s black judiciary, including Hon. Sheila Abdus-Salaam and Hon. George Bundy Smith, during a Black History Month Celebration at the Thurgood Marshall Federal Courthouse in Manhattan on Feb. 8.
The event will recognize those two judges along with the rest of the black members of the judiciary. Two Brooklyn judges, Hon. Ruth Shillingford, president of the Judicial Friends Association, and Hon. L. Priscilla Hall, a past honoree of the MBBA, will give speeches during the event.