Cox honors four Southern Nevadans this Black History Month

Cox Communications Las Vegas is celebrating Black History Month, February 1-28, 2021, by honoring four Southern Nevadans who each have a long history of making a difference in our community.

Honorees include Nevada Assemblywoman Daniele Monroe-Moreno; 100 Black Men of America Las Vegas Chapter Founder and President Larry Mosley; Director of the Oral History Research Center at UNLV Libraries Claytee White and Cox Media Consultant and Chair of Cox’s Southwest Region Diversity & Inclusion Council Keith Wingate.

“Cox is a company that celebrates inclusion and diversity in our workforce, supply chain and in our communities and it is a part of our DNA – it is who we are,” said Cox VP and Market Leader Michael F. Bolognini. “We’re proud to recognize these individuals, each of whom has made an impact in Southern Nevada over many years.”

Cox has donated $1,000 each to 100 Black Men of Las Vegas, CASA Foundation of Las Vegas, Three Square and The Sawubona Foundation in recognition of these honorees.  PSAs featuring each will run on Cox channels through February and honorees will be featured on Doing More on Cox’s YurView Channel 14/1014.  Click here to view the Doing More episode, which airs Sundays at 6 PM, Mondays at 7 PM, Thursdays at 11:30 PM and Saturdays at 9:30 AM.

About the honorees

Assemblywoman Daniele Monroe-Moreno (D), represents Clark County District One and is a retired Corrections Officer with the North Las Vegas Police Department. She is currently a member of the National Black Caucus of State Legislators, Women in Government, the Women Legislator’s Lobby and a CSG’s Western Legislative Academy graduate. In her retirement, she is working with other community organizers to mentor and inspire young people in her community through Nurturing the Pipeline of Nevada’s Future.

Larry Mosley is Founder and President, 100 Black Men of America Las Vegas Chapter. He is also President of the BOD of Nevada Youth Challenge Foundation, Ambassador to Nevada State College and previously served as director of the NV Department of Employment Training & Rehabilitation. He is on the executive board of Caucus of African American Nevadans.

Claytee White, director of the Oral History Research Center on May 17, 2012.
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Claytee White is Director, Oral History Research Center at UNLV Libraries and an expert on the oral histories of Las Vegas’ African-American community. She is one of five founders of the Las Vegas Black Historical Society Inc., and currently serves as VP and Board Member for Women of Diversity and has served on the city of Las Vegas Historic Preservation Commission since 2006.

Keith Wingate, Media Consultant, Cox Media Las Vegas serves as Chair of Cox’s Southwest Region Diversity & Inclusion Council and is an adjunct professor at UNLV’s Lee Business School Executive Certificate Business Administration (ECBA) program. He serves as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for the Eighth Judicial Court in Las Vegas and as a Volunteer Education Advocate (VEA) for the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada. In 2014, he was inducted into the Nevada Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame.

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