When I was around the young age of 11, I remembered my mother loving her some Cicely Tyson. She was very fund of her. Now in the present, so many years later (which took too long) .
The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation will award the legendary actress with a life time achievement award. The annual ceremony is set for Sept. 14 in Washington D.C.
“With a lifetime of entertaining and educating us, this year’s honorees have also distinguished themselves as remarkable leaders and passionate advocates for the arts and arts education,” said CBCF president and CEO A. Shuanise Washington. “Their outstanding contributions and continuing commitment to the arts make them ideal to help elevate the visibility of the CBC Spouses Visual and Performance Arts Scholarship Program. The awards are conferred on artists whose legacy includes not only extraordinary works but a commitment to cultivating future generations of artists.”
The CBC Foundation will also honor actor Richard Roundtree and singer/music icon Dionne Warwick.