BET Awards

BET Networks celebrated the achievements of (from left) Jamie Foxx, Herbie Hancock, Linda Johnson Rice, Cicely Tyson, Lonnie Bunch and  Iman during the BET Honors held at the Warner Theater Saturday, Jan. 15, in Washington, D.C. Lonnie G. Bunch, founding director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture received the Education award. The BET Honors will be broadcast Monday, Feb. 21, 2011 at 9:00 p.m. on BET.

Photo: PictureGroup, Courtesy of BET Networks

Posted: 2 February 2011
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