The Black Excellence Tribute is a live event in Austin, Texas that celebrates those that have made a significant contribution to our community through arts, business, sports, media, and technology. The event does this through dynamic storytelling using music, poetry, digital stories and impactful speaking.
Hosted by 2-Time Super Bowl Champion, Aaron Ross and 4-Time Olympic Gold Medalist Sanya Richards-Ross this year's event will take place at the AISD Performing Arts Center located at 1500 Barbara Jordan Austin, Texas 78723 on Saturday, February 18, 2017. Doors open at 6:00 pm, show begins promptly at 7:00pm.
Proceeds from the event benefit the Gold Standard Foundation, a 501c3 non-profit organization that seeks to continue its mission to educate, empower and enable at-risk youth to excel in academics and athletics. The Foundation achieves its mission in several ways and provides access for families to achieve a healthy lifestyle through its programs. The Black Excellence Tribute serves the key fundraising tool that powers the mission year-round.
We look forward to having you at Black Excellence.