Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed hosted his fifth UNCF Mayor’s Masked Ball at the Marriott Marquis downtown with several dignitaries, including Dr. Michael L. Lomax, President and CEO of the United Negro College Fund.
Other notable celebrities in attendance were rappers Ludacris, Young Jeezy and Big Boi, actors Chris Tucker, Brad James and Jasmine Burke, Disturbing the Peace CEO Chaka Zulu, Rainforest Films co-founder Will Packer (who produced Ride Along, Think Like Man Too, No Good Deed and About Last Night, all in 2014), comedian Jonathan Slocumb, Derrick “Fonzworth Bentley” Watkins and many others. The 31st Annual Mayor’s Masked Ball benefits the United Negro College Fund and its 37 member colleges and universities. The evenings honorees were Rev. Dr. C.T. Vivian and Dr. Joseph Lowery and the event was sponsored by The Coca-Cola Company, Delta Air Lines and UPS. Dinner Music provided by Clark Atlanta University Jazz Orchestra Under the Direction of James H. Patterson. Over $1.1 million dollars were raised in the name of education. UNCF member colleges in Georgia include Clark Atlanta, Morehouse College, Paine College, Spelman College,and Interdenominational Theological Center.
Guests enjoyed divine dinner and a private concert by Chaka Khan.
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Thanks Ray Cornelius for the extra photos…