Washington D.C. — Congressman Jamaal A. Bowman (NY-16 which covers the northern Bronx and the southern half of Westchester County, including the suburban cities of White Plains, Mount Vernon, Yonkers, New Rochelle, and Rye) has officially announced he welcomes Reverend Dr. Stephen W. Pogue as his guest at the 2023 Presidential State of the Union address.
“It is with great honor pride to announce that Reverend Dr. Stephen W. Pogue will be my special guest for this year’s State of the Union address,” Congressman Bowman shared with Black Westchester. “He is a pillar and faith leader in Mount Vernon, NY as Pastor of The Greater A.M.E. Zion Church. As an Air Force veteran, President of the Save Mount Vernon Hospital Coalition and Chaplain of the Mount Vernon Police Department, Rev. Dr. Stephen W, Pogue is by far an exemplary leader in our community advocating for health and public safety issues that invest in our community.”
Rev. Dr. Stephen W. Pogue has served as President of the African American Association of Cultural Exchange (AAACE) Club and President’s Advisory Panel on Cultural Enrichment (PAPCE). He co-founded the Hip-Hop Church in Harlem, New York and is the pastor Greater Centennial African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church in Mount Vernon. He is also current President of the United Black Clergy of Westchester.
“I am overjoyed to be able to have the privilege of being invited by Congressman Jammal Bowman to President Biden’s State of the Union address,” Rev Pogue shared with Black Westchester. “We are at a pivotal time in our nation, and we continue to need leaders like President Biden and Congressman Bowman to lead us through these challenging days. I look forward to being a part of this historic and noteworthy occasion.”
The 2023 State of The Union Address will be given by the 46th President of the United States, Joe Biden, on Tuesday, February 7, 2023, at 9:00 p.m. EST in the chamber of the United States House of Representatives to a joint session of the 118th United States Congress.