McDonald’s USA will televise its 11th Annual 365Black Awards THIS Sunday, August 17 at 11 p.m. EDT/10 p.m. CDT on CENTRIC!
This year’s McDonald’s 365Black Awards will feature an all-star lineup, including Host Terrence ‘J’ Jenkins and leading actress Tika Sumpters, Pastor Kim Burrell, Tank, Leela James, Jazmine Sullivan, Kierra Sheard, Mali Music and Ledisi. Singer/actress Michelle Williams, veteran radio personality Tom Joyner, news correspondent Soledad O’Brien, film director Warrington Hudlin, actress Naturi Naughton and news correspondent Nischelle Turner, will be among celebrities who will present the awards to the honorees.
McDonald’s 365Black Awards are given annually to salute outstanding individuals who are committed to making positive contributions that strengthen the African-American community. This year’s honorees include: civil rights activist the Rev. Al Sharpton; film producer Will Packer; music executive Kevin Liles; inspirational leader Iyanla Vanzant; former NFL athlete Dhani Jones; and McDonald’s owner/operator Henry Coaxum. Additionally, artist Skyler Grey and entrepreneur Gabrielle Jordan Williams were recognized alongside this lineup with the first McDonald’s 365Black Community Choice Youth Award.
Yours Truly was in New Orleans to capture the red carpet. Take a look at my previous post and all the fun HERE! Be sure to tune in tomorrow at 11PM EDT or set your DVR’s!
Watch the Honoree Highlight Clip: