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The Trumpet Awards is “an annual event honoring African-Americans who contribute significantly to “the cause of justice and equality,” the Trumpet Awards have been held since 1993 and have honored in the past luminaries such as Muhammad Ali, Rosa Parks, Henry “Hank” Aaron, Rev. Jesse Jackson, and Michael Jordan.”-Newsone.com

 This years honorees included Alfred Liggins, Al Sharpton and Eric Holder. Though we weren’t at the festivities in the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Atlanta Hello Beautiful’s Kandi Burress and News One’s Roland Martin were tweeting throughout the night. Here are some of the Tweets:

Click here to read more tweets about the ceremony.