Lots of big winners at ABFF Awards.
Mass Appeal Wire Reports
BEVERLY HILLS — The American Black Film Festival Awards at the Beverly Hilton was saturated with excellence Sunday night — highlighted by the recognition of legendary actress Diahann Carroll who won the Hollywood Legacy Award. Kansas City native Don Cheadle attended the star-studded ceremony, along with Jamie Foxx, Pharrell Williams, Kerry Washington, Robert Downey Jr., Anthony Anderson, Doug E. Fresh, Estelle, Loretta Devine, host Mike Epps, Keke Palmer, Nia Long, Regina King, Garcelle Beauvais, LisaRaye, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Ice Cube and Broadway’s Taye Diggs who showed up with girlfriend Amanza Smith.
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Elise Neal, who was also in attendance, recently quit “Hollywood Divas” because a light fixture fell on her head during the filming of the show. Speaking of Ice Cube, “Straight Outta Compton” won Film of the Year — beating out Will Smith’s “Concussion,” Michael B. Jordan’s “Creed” and a few others.
Known for championing diversity in Hollywood, the ABFF Awards is a celebration of African-American culture that recognizes individuals, film and television programs that have made a notable impact on American arts and entertainment.
For more details, visit ABFF.com