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Cedric The Entertainer, Wendy Raquel Robinson, Shaun Robinson, and Uzo Aduba join the list of celebrities who’ll be empowering and inspiring Black High School students during a once-in-a-lifetime “Rites Of Passage” celebration. The event applauds Black students’ excellence and celebrates academic achievers.

Sponsored by the Los Angeles Urban League and the Black College Expo (BCE), the “2021 Black High School Graduation: Rites of Passage” will showcase academic achievers and obstacle-overcomers who are “stars” of the Black community. Students nationwide will share their high school achievements and many will receive scholarships during this virtual ceremony.

The virtual graduation will take place on Friday, June 4 at 4 p.m. The event will laud Black students’ excellence while celebrating Black pride, unity, and diversity.

Guests will have a chance to interact with other guests from their city or high school on the state-of-the-art Hopin platform during the 30-minute pre-show program.

Visit www.blackgrad.net to register for this event.

Highlights of the virtual “2021 Black High School Graduation” will include musical performances by well-known celebrities and up-and-coming young talent, comedy, a bi-coastal DJ battle, scholarship presentations, student recognitions, and real talk about the world that Black 2021 graduates are about to enter.

Follow and visit BCE at www.ncrfoundation.org. Visit and follow Los Angeles Urban League at www.laul.org. (323) 299-9660 ext. 3748.