Celebrities came out to the Cicely L. Tyson Community School of Performing & Fine Arts grand unveiling on October 24, 2009 in East Orange, New Jersey. 


Oprah Winfrey was on hand to lend her support and name.  It definitely helps to have Oprah back you!

Cicely Tyson

Soledad O’Brien, Reginald Van Lee and Ms Tyson

Lynn Whitfield was there

George Faison, Nick Ashford (he is not going to let go of that press and curl ever), Valerie Simpson, Soledad O’Brien, Tamara Tunie (Law and Order is in the house), NJ Governor Jon Corzine, Angela Bassett, Cicely Tyson, former NY City Mayor David Dinkins, Marilyn Bowser, East Orange, NJ Mayor Robert Bowser, and Jeff Majors

T.S Monk and his Girlfriend Lolita Turner (Thanks Victor)

Author Susan L Taylor. NJ Governor Jon Corzine, and Soledad O’Brien

Cicely Tyson and her nephew Devin Grandison pose with former New York Mayor David Dinkins

Singer Bebe Winans, author Susan L Taylor, Nick Ashford, Valerie Simpon and stylist Ellin LeVAr