Lee Daniels Honored By Black AIDS Institute: Gabrielle Dennis, Malinda Williams, Jussie Smollett, Debbie Allen, Phylicia Rashad Attend [Photos]

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Lee Daniels Honored

Last night, Lee Daniels was honored at the Black AIDS Institute’s Heroes in the Struggle Gala and Award Celebration. The event celebrated with a star-studded bash and photographic tribute, individuals who, over the past year, have made a heroic contribution to the fight against HIV/AIDS.

Celebrity guests included: Jussie Smollett, Debbie Allen, Phylicia Rashad, Bre-Z, Denise Boute, Gabrielle Dennis, Malinda Williams, Shanice, Flex Alexander, Tammy Townsend, Jazmine Lewis, Oren Williams and others. Check out the photos.

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - DECEMBER 01: Phill Wilson, founder the Black AIDS Institute, Mark Ridley-Thomas Honoree and member LA County Board of Supervisors, Honoree Lee Daniels and actor Jussie Smollett seen at the Heroes In The Struggle Gala at the Director's Guild Of America on Thursday, December 1, 2016 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by A Turner Archives)

Phill Wilson, founder the Black AIDS Institute, Mark Ridley-Thomas Honoree and member LA County Board of Supervisors, Honoree Lee Daniels and actor Jussie Smollett

 

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - DECEMBER 01: Jussie Smollett seen at the Heroes In The Struggle Gala at the Director's Guild Of America on Thursday, December 1, 2016 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by A Turner Archives)

 

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - DECEMBER 01: Debbie Allen, Phylicia Rashad and Bre-Z seen at the Heroes In The Struggle Gala at the Director's Guild Of America on Thursday, December 1, 2016 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by A Turner Archives)

Debbie Allen, Phylicia Rashad and Bre-Z

 

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - DECEMBER 01: Jussie Smollett seen at the Heroes In The Struggle Gala at the Director's Guild Of America on Thursday, December 1, 2016 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by A Turner Archives)

Jussie Smollett

 

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - DECEMBER 01: Gabrielle Dennis seen at the Heroes In The Struggle Gala at the Director's Guild Of America on Thursday, December 1, 2016 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by A Turner Archives)

Gabrielle Dennis

 

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - DECEMBER 01: Bre-Z seen at the Heroes In The Struggle Gala at the Director's Guild Of America on Thursday, December 1, 2016 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by A Turner Archives)

Bre-Z

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Authored by: Kellie Williams