Tag Archives: Berry Gordy

President Barack Obama awards the 2015 National Medal of Arts to record producer and songwriter, Berry Gordy, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016, in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Obama Presents Awards to Outstanding Artists, Authors and Performers

President Barack Obama presented awards last Thursday at the White House to two-dozen recipients of the National Medal of Arts and the National Humanities Medal, including music producer Berry Gordy, author Sandra Cisneros, playwright and [...]
Christopher Xavier Earl-Rockerfeller with Motown legend Berry Gordy at the Heroes and Legends Scholarship Awards in Hollywood, California.

Christopher Xavier Earl-Rockefeller Honored with Heroes and Legends Award

Bay Area teen and host of a youth television program Christopher Xavier Earl-Rockerfeller, 16, of San Leandro was recently awarded with the Berry Gordy Family Foundation Scholarship at the Heroes and Legends (HAL) Scholarship Awards [...]
Post reporter Tasion Kwamilele interviews Berry Gordy.

Face-to-Face with a Music History Maker – Berry Gordy

We’re talking about history. What I that means is as clear as it comes when we look at the legacy of Motown founder Berry Gordy. Gordy was in Oakland Monday to celebrate Barry Gordy Day [...]