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CBCF to Celebrate African-American Leaders in Fine Arts

Actress Phylicia Rashad, Singer-songwriter Bill Withers and Author Dr. Alvin Poussaint to be honored

WASHINGTON—The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Incorporated (CBCF) and the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Spouses will recognize the contributions of three icons in the arts during its Celebration of Leadership in the Fine Arts. This year's honorees are Phylicia Rashad, Bill Withers and Dr. Alvin Poussaint. Angela Rye, the founder and director of Impact Strategies, will serve as the mistress of ceremonies. The event will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014 at 8 p.m. at the Newseum in Washington D.C.