2012 BET Honors: Stevie Wonder, Maya Angelou, Spike Lee, and Mariah Carey. (Stevie Wonder (Jason Merritt/Getty Images)/ Maya Angelou (Marvin Joseph/the Washington Post)/ Spike Lee (Andy Kropa/Getty Images)/Mariah Carey (Cindy Ord/Getty Images)/Getty Images/TWP)

A few standout honorees are Maya Angelou, Stevie Wonder, Mariah Carey, Spike Lee, The Tuskegee airman and inspirational track coach Beverly Kearney.

Actress Gabrielle Union will host this years show right here in D.C.

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