The American Black Film Festival (ABFF) will honor Billy Dee Williams with the “Hollywood Legacy Award;” actor Omari Hardwick with the “Distinguished ABFF Alumni Award;” and actress and comedian Tiffany Haddish with the “Rising Star Award” at the 2018 ABFF Honors.
The awards gala will take place on February 25, 2018 at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles where individuals of African descent who have made distinguished contributions to American culture through their work will be celebrated. Actor and comedian Cedric The Entertainer will host the annual event which also salutes the year’s best movies and television shows.
Lord have mercy… can’t WAIT to see this legendary heart-throb! 🙂
The 2018 honorees will join an illustrious list of past ABFF Honors celebrants, including actors Denzel Washington, Regina King, Don Cheadle, Diahann Carroll, Queen Latifah, Issa Rae, Terrence Howard and filmmakers and producers Ryan Coogler, F. Gary Gray and Will Packer.
The many high-profile presenters and guests have included Viola Davis, Kerry Washington, Robert Downey Jr., Jamie Foxx, Ice Cube, Cecily Tyson, Lee Daniels, Anthony Anderson, Regina Hall, Taye Diggs, Octavia Spencer, KeKe Palmer, Nia Long, Morris Chestnut, Omari Hardwick and Pharrell Williams, among others.