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Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish receiving the LL Award.
Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish receiving the LL Award.
Mamie King-Chalmers receiving the LL Award.
Mamie King-Chalmers receiving the LL Award.
The Rev. Frank Schaefer receiving the LL Award.
The Rev. Frank Schaefer receiving the LL Award.

 

 

 

 

 

Artistic Director Markus Williams with supporter Juan Williams.
Artistic Director Markus Williams with supporter Juan Williams.
KenYatta Rogers presenting the award to Mamie King-Chalmers.
KenYatta Rogers presenting the award to Mamie King-Chalmers.
Juan Williams (left) with LL Honory Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish (center)
Juan Williams (left) with LL Honory Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish (center)

 

 

 

 

 

Guest artist Pages Matam.
Guest artist Pages Matam.
Artistic Director Markus being interviewed.
Artistic Director Markus being interviewed.
2016 Living Legends Awards for Service to Humanity Honorees.
2016 Living Legends Awards for Service to Humanity Honorees.

 

 

 

 

 

Evelyn Simpson-Curenton at the piano.
Evelyn Simpson-Curenton at the piano.
Guest artist Vincent Thomas of VT Dance.
Guest artist Vincent Thomas of VT Dance.
Guest Artist Soprano Sheri Jackson.
Guest Artist Soprano Sheri Jackson.

 

 

 

 

 

Symphony of Change

 

1....Aaron Gilchrist of News4 presenting the 2015 Living Legends award to Fr. Michael Lapsley, ssm
Aaron Gilchrist of News4 presenting the 2015 Living Legends award to Fr. Michael Lapsley, ssm
Clementina Chery receiving the 2015 Living Legends Awards
Clementina Chery receiving the 2015 Living Legends Awards
2015 Living Legend Honoree Baldemar Velasquez speaking passionanlty to the audiance
2015 Living Legend Honoree Baldemar Velasquez speaking passionanlty to the audiance

 

 

 

 

 

 

Artistic Director Markus Williams addressing the audiance
Artistic Director Markus Williams addressing the audiance
Anika Sampson-Anderson & Karla Rivera-Bucklew performing at the Living Legends Awards
Anika Sampson-Anderson & Karla Rivera-Bucklew performing at the Living Legends Awards
Leah Jones performing at the 2015 Living Legends Awards
Leah Jones performing at the 2015 Living Legends Awards

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aaron Gilchrist, Fr. Michael Lapsley, Clementina Chery, Baldemar Velasquez & Amy Morris
Aaron Gilchrist, Fr. Michael Lapsley, Clementina Chery, Baldemar Velasquez & Amy Morris
Guest Artist George Yamazawa
Guest Artist George Yamazawa
Rakita Perry, Estella Pyfrom, Jennifer Bado-Aleman Jane Elliot & Wintley Phipps
Rakita Perry, Estella Pyfrom, Jennifer Bado-Aleman Jane Elliot & Wintley Phipps

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

An emotional Jane Elliot receiving the Living Legends Award
An emotional Jane Elliot receiving the Living Legends Award
Marcus Zumwalt presenting Denyce Graves
Marcus Zumwalt presenting Denyce Graves
Denyce Graves performing at the Living legends Awards
Denyce Graves performing at the Living legends Awards

 

 

 

 

 

The Living Legends Singers joined by Denyce Graves performing the world premiere of The Moment I Fly by Markus Williams
The Living Legends Singers joined by Denyce Graves performing the world premiere of The Moment I Fly by Markus Williams

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The Light of Change

 

Women of a movement..Juanita Abernathy, Sunitha Krishnan & Sister Helen Prejean
Women of a movement..Juanita Abernathy, Sunitha Krishnan & Sister Helen Prejean
Living Legend Honoree Sunitha Krishnan challengin the audiance
Living Legend Honoree Sunitha Krishnan challengin the audiance
Monique Griffiths performing at the Living Legends Awards
Monique Griffiths performing at the Living Legends Awards

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sister Helen Prejean receiving the Living Legends Award
Sister Helen Prejean receiving the Living Legends Award
Honorees Bob Zellner, Barry Black & Dennis Banks
Honorees Bob Zellner, Barry Black & Dennis Banks
Bob Zellner receiving the 2012 Living Legends Award
Bob Zellner receiving the 2012 Living Legends Award

 

 

 

 

 

 

Guest Artist Janelle Phillip after a moving performance
Guest Artist Janelle Phillip after a moving performance
Jay Winter Nightwolf joined by fellow musicinas performing at the 2012 Living Legends Awards
Jay Winter Nightwolf joined by fellow musicinas performing at the 2012 Living Legends Awards
Tenor Issachah Savage performing at the Living Legends Award
Tenor Issachah Savage performing at the Living Legends Award

 

 

 

 

 

 

Living Legend Honoree Dennis Banks speaking truth to power after receiving the award
Living Legend Honoree Dennis Banks speaking truth to power after receiving the award
Paul Heflin in a moving performance at the Living Legends Awards
Paul Heflin in a moving performance at the Living Legends Awards
John Lewis receiving the Living Legends Awards from former Ku Klux Klan Member Elwin Wilson
John Lewis receiving the Living Legends Awards from former Ku Klux Klan Member Elwin Wilson

 

 

 

 

 

 

Living Legend Honoree challenging the audiance
Living Legend Honoree challenging the audiance
Grammy Winners Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer presenting the award to the great Ella Jenkins
Grammy Winners Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer presenting the award to the great Ella Jenkins
The Childrens Chorus of Washington sing a tribute to the great Ella Jenkins
The Childrens Chorus of Washington sing a tribute to the great Ella Jenkins

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Great Ella Jenkins receiving the Living Legends Award
The Great Ella Jenkins receiving the Living Legends Award
LL Honrees Frazier & Virginia Mathis
LL Honrees Frazier & Virginia Mathis
Soprano Janice Chandler-Eteme
Soprano Janice Chandler-Eteme

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1968 Olympic winner Tommie Smith triumphantly receiving the Living Legends Award
1968 Olympic winner Tommie Smith triumphantly receiving the Living Legends Award
Afro Blue from Howard University performing at the Living Legends Awards
Afro Blue from Howard University performing at the Living Legends Awards
Dr. Emory Tolbert receiving the Living Legends Award
Dr. Emory Tolbert receiving the Living Legends Award

 

 

 

 

 

 

Juan Williams joined by Delise Williams receiving the Living Legends Award
Juan Williams joined by Delise Williams receiving the Living Legends Award
Rafiki Nadad in performance at the Living Legends Awards
Rafiki Nadad in performance at the Living Legends Awards