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Anthony Anderson Honoring HBCU Alum, Emmy Award® and Golden Globe® Nominated “black-ish” Actor, and Producer chats with entertainment journalist and red carpet Tanisha LaVerne Grant a Cheyney University of Pennsylvania alumna about the importance of HBCU's

On Tuesday, February 7th, UNCF LA held the 2020 UNCF Homecoming: An HBCU Experience at the Casita Hollywood. Attendees enjoyed a Black History Month soirée that highlighted the ultimate HBCU experience, honoring Anthony Anderson and recognizing Los Angeles leaders for their support of UNCF's mission of education, equity and justice as well as utilizing their platforms to help make a difference.



The evening served as a celebratory kickoff reception that officially announced this year’s honoree HBCU alum, Emmy Award® and Golden Globe® nominated actor and producer Anthony Anderson. As a sneak peek into the highly anticipated Mayor’s Masked Ball, the event also recognized several prominent individuals for their leadership in their various communities including; The Real co-host Loni Love, Grammy Award-nominated MAJOR., All Eyes on Me actor, Demetrius Shipp Jr., actor Khleo Thomas and Shaderoom CEO/Founder, Angelica Nwandu. Other attendees included; black-ish actor, Marcus Scribner; Jumanji: The Next Level actor, Ser'Darius Blain; Ethan Henry Herisse (When They See Us); Roshon Fegan (Bobby Debarge Story) and Amin Joseph (FX’s Snowfall). The night concluded with several unique activations surrounding the ultimate HBCU experience - with step show performances from the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated & Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Incorporated and an unforgettable poem depicted/narrated by Treesje Thomas. The celebration commemorated UNCF's 75-year history of service and its mission to support historically black colleges and universities—a bedrock of the black American college experience.


About The UNCF
UNCF (United Negro College Fund) is the nation’s largest and most effective minority education organization. To serve youth, the community and the nation, UNCF supports students’ education and development through scholarships and other programs, strengthens its 37 member colleges and universities, and advocates for the importance of minority education and college readiness. UNCF institutions and other historically black colleges and universities are highly effective, awarding nearly 20 percent of African American baccalaureate degrees. UNCF awards more than $100 million in scholarships annually and administers more than 400 programs, including scholarship, internship and fellowship, mentoring, summer enrichment, and curriculum and faculty development programs. Its logo features the UNCF torch of leadership in education and its widely recognized motto, “A mind is a terrible thing to waste, but a wonderful thing to invest in.”® Today, UNCF supports more than 60,000 students at more than 1,100 colleges and universities. Learn more at UNCF.org or for continuous news and updates, follow UNCF on Twitter @UNCF



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