Friday, April 7, 2017

Washington, DC Metro HBCU Alumni Alliance, Inc. is Proud to Announce Joe Clair as the 2017 Grand Marshal

The Washington, DC Metro HBCU Alumni Alliance, Inc. (DCHBCUAA) is proud to announce that WPGC's Joe Clair will serve as the Grand Marshal of the 5th Annual 5K Run/2K Walk HBCU Community Day, Saturday, June 24, 8AM.
Host, comedian, radio personality and on-air veteran is no stranger when it comes to Washington, D.C. This native of Seat Pleasant, MD is the current host of WPGC’s Joe Clair Morning Show, taking the morning airwaves by storm and making the drive to work much more enjoyable for listeners across the DMV. He is proud graduate of Morgan State University where he pledged Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity and graduated as a psychology major but found is passion for comedy, music and communications.
Joe Clair got his start on HBO’s famed Def Comedy Jam before gaining national notoriety as host of BET’s famed show “Rap City,” where he introduced the world to hip-hop and rap superstars and was most notably known as the last person to interview hip-hop icon Notorious B.I.G.
While finding notoriety on Rap City, he was offered an opportunity to launch a career in radio on the #1 radio station in the DMV, WPGC’s Sunday Night Hip-Hop Show with Big Tigger before making his way to Hot 97 in New York City, Sirius XM-Foxxhole in Los Angeles and V-103 in Atlanta.
After being gone for more than a decade and the love of the DMV in his heart, Joe Clair made his way back home.
The 5th Annual 5K Run/2K Walk HBCU Community Day is Saturday, June 24, 2017, 8AM, at the historic Howard University in Washington, DC.  This event will also commemorate HBCU Day in the District of Columbia. This day was officially recognized by a District of Columbia Proclamation for the first time in June 2015 at the request of the DCHBCUAA.


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Thank you so much Mr. Zick for sharing the information about 
our event.Sharon Davis
DCHBCUAA Corresponding Secretary                                                                                                                       

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