The Big “O” Youth Educational Dream Foundation gave much love to charitable celebs at their Evening of Respect.
The bi-annual event was held in Atlanta last Thursday at Woodruff Center. Ludacris was honored for his work with The Ludacris Foundation, while former Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin was given the Zelma Redding Award. The city of Macon, Georgia, and The Boys & Girls of America also received accolades.
After the ceremony and awards dinner, attendees were treated to a concert packed with musical tributes to Otis. His sons, Dexter and Otis III, lead that also featured performances by Estelle, Anthony Hamilton, Avant, Chante Moore and Kenny Latimore.
Click on the thumbnails beloew to check out snapshots from the festivities.
— Sonya Eskridge