“The Dream Moving Forward” Inaugural Celebration
with Patti Labelle and Angela Bassett honoring President Barack Obama and the Birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Patti Labelle, Angela Bassett, Cicely Tyson, Hill Harper, Dick Gregory, Omarosa Manigault (Celebrity Apprentice), Roc Newman, The Duke Ellington School of the Arts, esteemed dignitaries, prominent celebrities, performers and influential citizens.
Host Committee; U.S. Congressional Members; Rep. Bobby Rush (1st District-Illinois), Rep. Gregory W. Meeks (6th District-NY) and Rep. Yvette D. Clarke (11th District- NY), Dick Gregory (nationally acclaimed Comedian & Civil Rights Activist), Harry Johnson (President and CEO, Washington, D.C. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Project Foundation, Inc.), Dr. Frank Smith (Executive Director, The African American Civil War Museum), Roc Newman (renowned Entrepreneur, Humanitarian & Legendary Boxing Promoter), Jamie Foster Brown (Publisher, Sister 2 Sister Magazine), and Jean Fugett (Former NFL Player, Journalist, Attorney, and Businessman, founding partners TLC Beatrice International Foods).
Charities: A portion of the event proceeds will be given to The Memorial Fund for the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Monument and the African American Civil War Memorial Museum.
“The Dream Moving Forward” Inaugural Black-Tie Celebration presented by The Sovereignty Group pays recognition to two great and historical leaders: President Barack Obama and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The Inaugural Celebration will bring our nation’s elite together to celebrate the re-election of our 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama. The star-studded gala, hosted by Angela Bassett with a special performance by Patti LaBelle, will feature some of the nation’s most esteemed dignitaries, prominent celebrities, performers and influential citizens.
Exclusive: Unveiling of wax figure of President Barack Obama and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Presented by The National Great Blacks In Wax Museum, Inc. (http://www.greatblacksinwax.org)
When: Sunday, January 20, 2013
Time: 7:30pm -8:30pm – RED CARPET & VIP RECEPTION
8:30pm-11:30pm – The Dream Moving Forward Celebration
12:00am-3:00am- Celebration Party