Last weekend, Halogen TV premiered the 2010 Freedom Awards. We live tweeted and watched the broadcast along with the rest of you—it was just as inspiring and exciting to relive as it was to experience first hand. (I got to see what I looked like on camera, as I accepted my Zimmerman Fellowship—that part was not so fun. But I was once again moved to tears watching2010 award winners JEEVIKA, read more >
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This awards show will make you laugh, and cry—and want to change the world.
If you’ve never seen the annual Freedom Awards, you have no idea how inspiring it is to join the growing global movement of people who love freedom. Freedom for all. If you’ve seen previous Freedom Awards—well, this edition will knock your socks off!
2010 Freedom Awards and Freedom Rocks performer—and Ghanaian reggae superstar—Rocky Dawuni has been nominated for an NAACP Image Award in the category of “Outstanding World Music Album” for his record Hymns for a Rebel Soul.
Rocky rocked the house at the Freedom Awards (no pun intended). So did Jason Mraz—who so kindly called the event a “hip, grassroots Nobel Peace Prize”—Rickie Byars Beckwith, Forrest Whitaker, Vincent Kartheiser, Sir Ken Robinson, read more >
That handsome face you see above is Emmanuel Otoo, Free the Slaves West Africa Coordinator, based in Accra, Ghana. He flew all the way to Los Angeles to attend the Freedom Awards, and compelled major figures in the Ghana press to cover the event!
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The annual Freedom Awards is the biggest event of the anti-slavery movement. Sir Ken Robinson is presiding over the ceremony. Ashton Kutcher, Demi Moore, Jason Mraz, Camilla Belle, Gina Bianchini, Rocky Dawuni, Meredith Artley, read more >