Black-Tie Tribute Gala as the culminating event for the 50th Anniversary Commemoration will unfold on Wednesday, June 12th at 7:30 p.m. at the Jackson Convention Complex. This ‘star-studded’ event will be a Tribute honoring the Life and Legacy of Medgar Evers but will also recognize other civil rights legends as we showcase Jackson and Mississippi’s Southern Hospitality….Hollywood Style. Many national dignitaries have been invited and will be welcomed to Jackson, walking the ‘red carpet’ and entering a transformed Jackson Convention Complex where guests will hear tributes from Civil Rights icon, Vernon Jordan and be entertained by Mississippi Blues Legend, B.B. King. Other entertainers include the number one gospel recording artist, Tamilah Mann, R&B acclaimed artist William Bell and Nationally recognized saxophonist Angella Christie.
Tickets must be purchased by June 7, 2013 by 5p CT