Rolling Out partnered with Ford to host the Men of Power & Influence reception last night at Twelve Atlantic Station. The evening was hosted by Supermodel Tyson Beckford and TV Personality/Author Toya Wright.
The 2012 Men of Power & Influence come from a variety of industries and fields including Community, Business & Technology, Arts & Entertainment, Health and Education, Sports and more. The list of honorees reads like a list of the Who’s Who of Atlanta, with many of the honorees being nationally recognized as visionaries in their field.
The 2012 Men of Power & Influence honorees are: Legend Award (s): Entertainment Mogul/Philanthropist Michael Mauldin, Jermaine Dupri, Government & Civic Service Award(s): Councilman Kwanza Hall, Lee May, Arts & Entertainment Award(s): Shondrae “Bangladesh” Crawford, Roscoe Dash, Business & Technology Award(s): Rod Edmond, Mark Pitts, Community Award(s): Atlanta Vee-Jay/Restaurateur Frank Ski, CNN’s Emmy-winning Journalist and Television Anchor Don Lemon, Sports Award(s): Angelo Taylor, Derek Anderson, Health & Education Award(s): Dr. William Jelani Cobb and Professor Nathan McCall.