Actress Tichina Arnold hosted the 2015 Triumph Awards, which took place in Atlanta last Saturday night (September 12, 2015).
The event, presented by Reverend Al Sharpton, National Action Network (NAN) and TV One, was filmed in at 200 Peachtree. Now in its 6th year, the event aimed to recognize the impact its honorees have made on our society.
This year’s honorees included Tyrese Gibson, Dr. Joseph E. Lowery, Wanda Sykes & Rosalind Hudnell.
Presenters included Afemo Omilami, Danielle Nicolet, Darrin Henson, Donnie Simpson, Nicole Beharie, Soledad O’Brien, Syleena Johnson, Richard Lawson, Patrik-Ian Polk and Terri J. Vaughn.
Musical performances included Tyrese, Tasha Cobbs, Estelle, Jazmine Sullivan, Ledisi, Chante Moore, Stokley Williams and the Youth Ensemble of Atlanta. Award winning hip-hop artist, T.I. delivered an original spoken word piece titled “United We Stand”, urging youth to not lose focus on the meaning behind the Black Lives Matter movement.
Musical Director and house band for the night was The Robert Glasper Experiment.
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