The Thurgood Marshall College Fund 25th Anniversary Awards Gala

CEO Johnny Taylor featured on NBC; Supermodel Selita Ebanks joins Gala with "Celebrity Apprentice All Stars" newest star Claudia Jordan

Oct 26, 2012, 19:10 ET from The Thurgood Marshall College Fund

NEW YORK, Oct. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

Host: Bebe & CeCe Winans

Entertainment: Wyclef Jean

Presenters: Megan Good, Jasmine Guy, TJ Holmes, S. Epatha Merkerson, Logan West, Lynn Whitfield

Invocation: Al Sharpton

Guests: Selita Ebanks, Claudia Jordan, Simon Huck, General Dennis L. Via, Amy Poliakoff, Marjorie Gubelman, Mikki Taylor/ Essence Magazine

The Thurgood Marshall College Fund is proud to announce an appearance by CEO Johnny C. Taylor on the NBC show, Positively Black, Sunday, Oct 28, 2012 at 6:45AM.!/on-air/as-seen-on/Positively-Black--Thurgood-Marshall-College-Fund/175822581 

In November 2012, The Fox Show, "Beyond The Dream Series", with Kelly Wright, will feature the TMCF with CEO Johnny C. Taylor and many Red Carpet "A" list celebrities as well as a range of deserving students who have received an education due to the great scholarships provided by the TMCF.

  • On Oct. 29th 2012, The TMCF will celebrate the 25th Anniversary Awards at the Hilton Sixth Ave, in New York City. This historic black-tie gala will feature a performance by Wyclef Jean and is hosted by CeCe and Bebe Winans. The Red Carpet will commence at 6PM. Over 60 Fortune 500 companies and government agencies, as well as 500 selected students are expected to be in attendance.  

  • New News: Wyclef Jean will organize a private party following the prestigious event at a secret location near- by the Hilton. The top names in entertainment will join the "friends of Clef" party like Selita Ebanks and newest "Celebrity Apprentice" star Claudia Jordan. The hip-hop and high society gathering will also include Palm Beach / Manhattan socialite and CEO OF VIE LUXE, Ms. Marjorie Gubelman, Mr Simon Huck of the Kardashian show, Keeping up with the Kardashians and a long list of artists and celebrities who will come out and support the importance of education. 

The black-tie gala will feature a performance by Wyclef Jean and is hosted by CeCe and Bebe Winans. The Red Carpet will commence at 6PM.

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The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) is named for the U.S. Supreme Court's first African-American Justice. Established in 1987, TMCF supports and represents nearly 300,000 students attending its 47 member-schools that include public Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), medical schools and law schools. TMCF helps students with a clear intention and the motivation to succeed and acquire a high-quality college education at an affordable cost.  Through its scholarships and programs, TMCF plays a key role in preparing the leaders of tomorrow.

TMCF is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, charitable organization. For more information about TMCF and its initiatives, visit:

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