Honors

  • ROOSEVELT UNIVERSITY HONORARY PH.D.

  • CLARK ATLANTA UNIVERSITY HONORARY PH.D.

  • NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY

  • CITY OF NEW YORK THE COUNCIL CITATION

  • COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY COLONEL

  • ATLANTA CITY COUNCIL PROCLAMATION

  • OFFICE OF THE LT. GOVERNOR AMBASSADOR FOR THE ARTS

  • OUTWARD BOUND

  • FULTON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS PROCLAMATION

  • MAYOR CERTIFICATE OF APPRECIATION

  • PRIDE INDE ESTEEM AWARDS

  • NATIONAL BLACK COLLEGE ALUMNI HALL OF FAME

Awards

  • TONY AWARD WINNER

  • TWO TIME AWARD NOMINEE

  • EUGENE MCDERMOTT AWARD

  • CAMIE AWARD

  • JULIA HANSEN AWARD

  • GEORGIA MUSIC HALL OF FAME

  • CONNECTICUT CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD

  • CHRISTOPHER AWARD

  • BOSTON THEATRE AWARDS

  • HUNTINGTON THEATRE WIMBERLY AWARD

  • FOX 5 LIVING LEGEND AWARD

  • GEORGIA ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT AWARD

  • ATLANTA BUSINESS LEAGUE TRAILBLAZER AWARD

  • BEVERLY HILLS/HOLLYWOOD THEATRE AWARD

  • ATLANTA HAWKS TRAILBLAZER AWARD

  • MARTELL COGNAC RISE ABOVE AWARD

  • MOREHOUSE COLLEGE CANDLE AWARD

  • CBC LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

  • BRONZELENS TRAILBLAZER AWARD

  • GEORGIA COMMISSION

  • CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS WOMEN ARTS AWARD

  • SOUTHERN COMPANY ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT AWARD