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UNCF Marks 40yrs Of "A Mind Is" Motto

FAIRFAX, VA - On March 3, 2011 at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel, UNCF will celebrate the 40th Anniversary of its iconic motto, "A mind Is a terrible thing to waste at the UNCF "A Mind Is" Gala. 

The Gala's highlight will be the presentation of the UNCF Lifetime Achievement Award to the creators of the famous tagline: Vernon E. Jordan, Jr. who was head of UNCF when the motto was coined, Y&R and the Ad Council in recognition of their work on behalf of minority education.

The Gala Co-Chairs are UNCF board members Tamara Harris Robinson Vice President of Robinson Harris Foundation and Mark Mason Chief Operating Officer and Managing Director of Citi Holdings.


STORY TAGS: BLACK NEWS, AFRICAN AMERICAN NEWS, MINORITY NEWS, CIVIL RIGHTS NEWS, DISCRIMINATION, RACISM, RACIAL EQUALITY, BIAS, EQUALITY, AFRO AMERICAN NEWS

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