Written by | Ray Cornelius
In less than 30-minutes, BET will air the 36th installment of “UNCF An Evening of Stars.” The star-studded telecast raises money and awareness for minority education and HBCU colleges/universities with a show full of live performances and scholarship presentations.
As previously reported, this year’s event was hosted by “blackish” star Anthony Anderson and included appearances by “Empire” stars Trai Byers and Grace Gealey, Jermaine Dupri, Tamia and Grant Hill, Thomas Q. Jones, Claudia Jordan, Keshia Knight Pulliam, Ludacris, Ne-Yo, Dania Ramirez and Dr. Carolyn Williams, mother of music producer Pharrell Williams.
There are also special performances by Big Sean, Yolanda Adams, KEM, Mickey Guyton, Jussie Smollet with Estelle, K. Michelle, Babyface & Toni Braxton and Morris Day & The Time.
Check out a few interviews I had with the show’s presenters Tamia, Yolanda Adams, Dania Ramirez and more on the red carpet.
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UNCF An Evening of Stars airs TONIGHT at 10 p.m. EST onBET
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