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Acknowledge & Celebrate
Celebrating individuals and organizations who embody the seven (7) principles of Kwanzaa:
Ujima (Collective Work & Responsibility)
Ujamaa (Cooperative Economics)
*Nguzo Saba (Seven Principles)
H A R A M B E E ! !
(Let's all pull together!)
Noni Ervin | Founder
About the Kwanzaa Awards
The Kwanzaa Awards are an annual event...
Finalists Announced Daily: December 26th - January 1st.
During our LIVE virtual Kwanzaa Awards Ceremony on the first Saturday in January following Kwanzaa.
INDIVIDUAL award recipients must identify as Black/African-American or Pan-African.
ORGANIZATION award recipients must be 100% Black-led (nonprofit) or 100% Black-owned (for profit); having 100% controlling interest.
Kwanzaa Award Recipients
UMOJA - Omary H. Omary
KUJICHAGULIA - Debra Watkins
UJIMA - Anthony Shoecraft
UJAMAA - Lewis Rudd
NIA - Tana Yasu
KUUMBA - Darcell Hubbard Hayes
IMANI - Dr. Debra R. Sullivan
NGUZO SABA - Dr. Boyce Watkins
UMOJA - Brothers United In Leadership Development
KUJICHAGULIA - Converge Media
UJIMA - Black Prisoners’ Caucus
UJAMAA - Black Dot Underground
NIA - Onyx Fine Arts Collective
KUUMBA - Nguzo Babies
IMANI - Birthright AFRICA
NGUZO SABA - Rainier Valley Leadership Academy
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