Trumpet Awards red carpet looks: Style statements and surprises

The 23rd Annual Trumpet Awards ceremony was held last night at Cobb Energy Center in suburban Atlanta. Popular TV personalities, honorees and celebrities were in full regalia at the highly touted event celebrating achievement. The red carpet looks ranged from lace to leopard. Jovani, the popular prom dress designer, made the biggest splash on the carpet. Many opted […]

Xernona Clayton basks in 23 years of Trumpet Awards success

“I created the Trumpet Awards about 24 years ago when I was working at Turner Broadcasting, a CNN operation, and wanted very much to present the contributions of African Americans in a very dignified way. I was tired of watching television and seeing [my] people [depicted] as buffoons, in comedic roles or just being silly. Our lives […]