During this year’s Essence Music Festival, celebs hit the gold carpet for the 12th Annual McDonald’s 365Black Awards in New Orleans at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.
The lively annual event hosted by Terrance J. and Keke Palmer took place during EMF weekend to recognize exceptional leaders who make positive contributions within the African-American community.
The 2015 Honorees were:
Community Service Youth Award (CCYA) Recipients:
Others in attendance were: B.o.B, Sevyn Streeter, Yolanda Adams, Amber Riley, Smokie Norful, Johnathan McReynolds, Andra Day, Raheem DeVaughn, Dee-1, Avery Sunshine, Avant, Flex & Shanice, Yara Shahidi, Marcus Scribner and more.
[Photos by Gabriel Williams (of SFPL) & Peter G. Frost]
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