By Catrina K. Sally on
The Thurgood Marshall College Fund’s (TMCF) 24th Anniversary Awards Dinner, themed “Developing Minds…Delivering Dreams” is scheduled for Monday, October 24, 2011 at The Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers in New York City.
The almost 2000 Attendees include Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Students, HBCU Alumni, and leaders of the community, corporate, and government sectors. Multi-Award Winning Gospel Music Artist, Pastor Shirley Caesar will be hosting the event.
Musical performances include Marsha Ambrosius, Maya Azucena, Soloist Reverend Mishael Miller, DJ R-WAN, and the Soul Play Band. Scheduled honorees include Russell Simmons, Dr. Thelma B. Thompson, John Esposito, and Ban Ki-moon. Special celebrity guest slated to make appearances include Blair Underwood, Cuba Gooding Jr., Tichina Arnold, Rockmond Dunbar, Lamman Rucker, Terrence J and Carl Lewis.
Proceeds from the dinner will aid the TMCF in its mission to provide students with greater access to higher education and the opportunity to become a part of a new generation of global leaders. Named for the U.S. Supreme Court’s first African-American justice, the TMCF was established in 1987 and supports and represents nearly 300,000 students attending their 47 member schools.
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