Humanitarian Award
Honoree: Steve Harvey

Steve Harvey's come a long way from his humble beginnings to black-tie fundraisers for his foundation. Through it all, he's never forgotten his mission to uplift the lives of young men.

Lifetime Achievement Award
Honoree: Patti LaBelle

From the 60s group The Bluebelles to a stellar solo career, Patti LaBelle has been making a joyful noise for a half century now. Take a look at some of the moments that make up a lifetime of achievement.

Steve Harvey Dreams Big

You may know Steve Harvey as a comedian, actor, radio host, and best-selling author. But there’s another, more serious side to this original King of Comedy: Steve Harvey has a genuine passion for helping young people realize their dreams.

Patti LaBelle Over The Rainbow

Patti Labelle’s voice is as powerful as Aretha Franklin’s, her sense of glamour rivals that of Diana Ross, yet she retains a certain down-hominess that's reminiscent of Gladys Knight. And she does it all while inspiring a new generation of Divas to reach for the high notes and step out on a limb.

Steve Harvey
Gets Serious...Seriously

Most of us know Steve Harvey for his stand-up comedy and TV shows. But if you don't know his philanthropic work, you don't really know the man.

Patti LaBelle
The Fashion Files

From the LaBelle trio's "Battlestar Galactica" look to Patti's dazzling array of hats and gowns, no one could question her status as a singular style icon.

Patti LaBelle
If Only You Knew

Kevin Hart, Jamie Foxx, Jill Scott, Marsha Ambrosius, and Musiq Soulchild salute this year's Lifetime Achievement Award winner.

Shining Stars Honored At BET Awards '11

Diedra Sander and Howard Tate "Flute" Gentry are two local heroes making a difference in our communities.