UNCF Homecoming – Honoring Emmy Award® And Golden Globe® Nominated “black-ish” Actor, Anthony Anderson
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 and 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.