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Check Out All The Black Excellence That Showed Up & Showed Out At The 2018 ABFF Honors

The American Black Film Festival's annual honors ceremony was spot on.

The 2018 American Black Film Festival (ABFF) Honors were held last night. Besides some of our favorite shows and movies winning in the award ceremony's competitive categories, a handful of our all-time favorites shined in the special tribute and honoree categories. In case you missed it, here's a quick recap of all the winners.

Martin wins Classic Comedy TV show honor.

Insecure and Black-ish tie for Comedy of the Year.

Queen Sugar wins Drama of the Year.

Congrats to our Television Drama of the Year winner #QueenSugar #ABFFHONORS

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Get Out wins Movie of the Year.

Congratulations @jordanpeele and @comedianlilrel for winning Best Movie of the Year! #abffhonors

Ava DuVernay was honored with the Industry Visionary Award. 

Billy Dee Williams was honored with the Hollywood Legacy Award.

Omari Harwick was honored with the Distinguished ABFF Alumni Award.

Tiffany Haddish was honored with the Rising Star Award. 

Congratulations to all those honored. Well deserved!

Photo: Giphy
Photo: Giphy

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Malinda is a staff writer for Blavity, freelance content creator, and executive assistant residing in Cleveland, OH. As a proud graduate of Mississippi Valley State University, she loves all things HBCU. In her free time she enjoys being a bomb plant mom, self-care, bottomless mimosas and painting. Contact by email: malindajny@gmail.com