Denzel Washington, Issa Rae Earn American Black Film Festival Honors

Black showbusiness mainstays and newcomers alike took home special awards from “BET Presents the American Black Film Festival Honors,” which took place in Los Angeles on February 17 and aired on BET last night (February 22).

The awards gala, hosted by actress Regina Hall, honored Black performers’ achievements and excellence across television and film. Here are just a few of the people and works recognized: