In the tradition of Lyndon B. Johnson, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Medgar Evers, Schwerner, Goodman and Cheney, a group of BOSS athletes joined over 400 business, civic, political and religious leaders in celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.  The 16th Annual Rainbow Push Entertainment Project and Citizenship Education Fund Awards Gala took place November 20, 2014 at the luxurious Beverly Hills Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA

Seen at the scene:  Civil rights icon, Rev Jesse Jackson; actor, comedian, entertainer and television/radio personality Michael Colyar; Bishop T. Larry Kirkland, Presiding Prelate of the 5th Episcopal District of the AME Church; Danny Bakewell, chairman of the National Newspaper Publishers Association and owner of The Bakewell Company, which includes among its holdings the New Orleans radio station WBOK and the Los Angeles Sentinel newspaper; Morgan Stanley Senior VP and former UCLA basketball great Ralph Jackson; award-winning R&B and jazz singer, songwriter and actress Chante’ Moore;  Grammy award-winning R&B and soul-singer, songwriter Chrisette Michele.