On March 28, 2013, the MBLA held its annual gala at the Westin Copley Place. The gala featured keynote speaker Theodore V. Wells Jr.. and honored Professor Derrick Bell (posthumously) and Justice Rogeriee Thompson. The MBLA would like to thank its generous sponsors.
On March 2, 2013, the MBLA celebrated its 40th Anniversary at the Emerald Lounge at the Revere Hotel. The event commemorated the organization’s long history and its standing as the oldest affinity bar organization in Massachusetts.