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Inauguration 2013: The African American Church Inaugural Ball

Mon., Jan. 21, 2013 12:50 PM EST
by Terry Shropshire

Acting legend Cicely Tyson paid homage at the ball.

The legends of gospel, jazz, Hollywood and classical music were honored at the African American Church Inaugural Ball at the Grand Hyatt during the 57th Inauguration weekend in Washington D.C.

TV One “Washington Watch” host Roland Martin and Hollywood heartthrob Morris Chestnut were co-hosting the affair that gave out awards to the likes of unforgettable icons Cicely Tyson, Muhammad Ali, Ruby Dee,  as well as former Surgeon General Dr. Joceyln Elders, Vernon Jordan and Andrae Crouch.

Take a look at some of the best photos from the African American Church Inaugural Ball. 

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