Friday, June 24, Culture Creators gathered black culture’s most impactful and inspiring voices under one roof for the third annual “Innovators & Leaders” Awards Brunch. This year, the event took over The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills and received the support of sponsors such as
Rémy Martin, The Mane Choice, Morgan Stanley, and Beats by Dre.
300-plus guests witnessed the honorees receive their respective awards and share stories, memories, and gratitude. Bringing the house to its feet in a roar of applause, Sylvia Rhone garnered the Culture Creators Icon Award.
Other recipients included Jemele Hill, who received the Defiance Award, Kenya Barris, Jana Fleishman, Tunji Balogun, Shawn Gee, and more. Celebrity guests included Will.i.am, DJ Khaled, Tank,
Andre Harrell, Miles Brown, Essence Atkins, Luke James, Waka Flocka, and more.
Once again, Culture Creators magnified the resonance of Black Culture’s “Innovators & Leaders” and kicked off BET weekend in uplifting fashion.
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