Access Pollywood: BET Honors Red Carpet Glamour

Just in time for the MLK weekend stars descend upon the District to honor African-American icons of our time.
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Gabrielle Union. BET Honors Red Carpet. Photo by Tony Powell.

. BET Honors Red Carpet. Photo by Tony Powell.

Hosted at the historic Warren Theatre, the fourth consecutive year of the BET Honors recognized the important work of everyone from innovators of the arts to those making strides in improving the American education system.

The BET event was simply spectacular with a sense of decadent luxury filling the air. Gabrielle Union, , , , Keyshia Cole, and are only a few of the big names that graced the red carpet Saturday night. Washington D.C.’s powerful political players also came out to support and honor these modern day heroes – , and iconic model and business woman B. Smith posed for pictures and even stopped to answer a few of my questions.

Gabrielle Union, host of the honors for the third year in a row, stood out in a bold, teal dress. Yolanda Adams, a recognized leader in gospel music, was one of the many breakthrough performances of the night.

Among those being honored: Jamie Foxx for his work in entertainment, Dr. for his work in education, Iman for her extensive philanthropy and service, and for her contributions to the theatrical arts.

BET Honors Red Carpet

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Ursula Lauriston is the author of Twenty Something, a social diary blog where she sounds off weekly on dating, D.C nightlife and events, career etiquette, and more. During the day, Ursula stays in step with the pulse of DC with her work as a Deputy Press Secretary on Capitol Hill. Follow her on twitter @urdiggy.

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  1. January 18, 2011

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