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NEWS BRIEF: Inductees announced for Black entertainment honors

What about Atlanta- and Georgia-based entertainers?

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Black Music and Entertainment Walk of Fame Inductee Patti Labelle

The Black Music and Entertainment Walk of Fame has announced the inductees for its 2022 Black Music Month Ceremony to be held in Atlanta on June 18 in association with the Home Depot Backyard. The induction “will recognize and honor trailblazing artists, iconic entertainers, and luminaries who have impacted both Black culture and the community at large,” officials said a statement.

Among the honorees are Duke Ellington, Kenny Gamble & Leon Huff, Run- DMC, NAS, Angela Bassett, Steve Harvey, Bob Marley, Patti LaBelle, and Prince. All of them will have emblems permanently displayed on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in front of Mercedes-Benz Stadium. prnewswire.com