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Dr. Bobby Jones Announced as Inductee for Black Music and Entertainment Walk of Fame

By February 1, 2023News

The Black Music & Entertainment Walk of Fame (BMEWOF) is set to host its 4th Installation of the Crown Jewel of Excellence™ Black History Month Class of 2023 Induction Ceremony and Brunch Celebration. The two-part celebration takes place in Atlanta on February 28th. This year’s BMEWOF celebration honors three luminary icons, Dr. Bobby Jones, Ambassador Andrew Young, and Danny Glover.

Dr. Bobby Jones is an acclaimed singer who has released 14 albums, toured internationally and won many honors, including Stellar Awards, Dove Awards, and a GRAMMY Award. He is often credited with giving gospel music its first national stage. Started in 1980, Bobby Jones Gospel is the longest continuously running show on cable and a Sunday morning staple of Black Entertainment Television. Ambassador Andrew Young is known as a leader in the Civil Rights movement, he has built a remarkable legacy as a civic activist, elected official, groundbreaking ambassador, social entrepreneur, and adviser to presidents. Today, he leads the Andrew J. Young Foundation’s efforts to develop and support new generations of visionary leaders who will create sustainable global approaches to economic development, poverty alleviation, and the challenge of hunger. Danny Glover is an award-winning actor, producer, and humanitarian, with a performance career that spans more than 30 years. Glover has served as a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Development Program, focusing on issues of poverty, disease and economic development in Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean. He currently serves as UNICEF Ambassador.

The Black Music and Entertainment Walk of Fame Black History Month Induction Ceremony will take place February 28, 2023, from 11 AM EST to 12 PM EST at the Black Music and Entertainment Walk of Fame at 443 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta, GA, 30313. Immediately following, The Black History Month Celebratory Brunch follows at the Thompson Buckhead Hotel from 1 PM EST to 4 PM EST. Tickets can be purchased HERE.