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Awards


Eleanor Holmes Norton Award

 
2016 - Washington, DC Mayor Muriel Bowser
2011 - Washington, DC Mayor Vincent C. Gray

2010 - Washington, DC City Council

2004 - Eleanor Holmes Norton



Welmore Cook Award


The Welmore Cook Award is presented annually to two members of the local Black LGBT community for outstanding leadership. Welmore Cook was one of the
co-founders of Black Lesbian & Gay Pride Day which is now known as DC Black Pride.

 

2016 - Aisha C. Moodie-Mills and Darrin Glymph

2015 - Steven Walker and Eboné F. Bell

2014    Patricia Corbert and Rahim Briggs

2013 - Dr. Imani Woody and Courtney Williams

2012 - Leandra Gilliam

2011 - Khadijah Tribble and Ron Collins

2010 - Charlotte Smallwood and Jeffrey Richardson

2004 - Carlene Cheatam and Otis “Buddy” Sutson

2003 - Barbara Ann Chinn and Ron Lewis

2002 - Rev. Dyan McCray and Ron Simmons

2001 - Toni Collins and Donna Payne

2000 - Cassandra McFerson and Dr. Theo Hodge

1999 - Earline Budd and Everett E. Hamilton, Jr.

1998 - Rayceen Pendarvis and Robyn C. Holden

1996 - Vicki Harris and Michael Saint-Andres

1995 - Wanda Alston and Thomas Gleaton

1994 - Michelle Parkerson/Aundres Scott

1993 - Ric Irick and Willette Griffin

 

 

 

DC Black Pride Leadership Award


The DC Black Pride Leadership Award is presented to Black LGBT community leaders, thirty years old or under, for outstanding leadership.

 

2016 - Victoria Kirby York and Guy Anthony

2015 - Jessica Pierce and Keith D. Jones, Jr.

2014 - AJ King

2013 - Theara Coleman and Christopher Watson

 

 

 

Charlotte Smallwood Award


The Charlotte Smallwood Award is presented to the DC Black Pride volunteer of the year. This award is named after long time DC Black Pride volunteer, Charlotte Smallwood.

 

2016 - Jason Lyric

2015 - Genise Chambers-Woods

2014 - C. Hawkins

2013 - Donald Burch, III

 


Ruth Ellis Award


The Ruth Ellis Award, named after long time lesbian activist, is presented to an organization whose leadership, action, creativity and/or service has made a positive impact in the lives of black gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons in the community.

 

2014 -  DC Metropolitan Police Gay & Lesbian Liasion Unit (GLLU)

2004 - Adodi - DC

2003 - ZAMI

2002 - Jackson State University/Mississippi Urban Research Center

2001 - Gay Men of Africa Descent

2000 - Sexual Minority Youth Assistance League

Tina Tealsey Award


Each year, the president of the executive board of Black Lesbian & Gay Pride Day, Inc. names a fellow board member who has demonstrated outstanding service on behalf of DC Black Pride. This award is named after an exceptional community activist and former BLGPD, Inc. board member.

 

2004 - Eric E. Richardson

2003 - Clarence Fluker

2002 - Cheryl Dunn and Toni Collins

2001 - Ronnie Foster

2000 - Melody Lawson

1999 - Cheryl Head

1998 - Robert Jones

1996 - Tina Teasley

Person of the Year


The DC Black Pride “Person of Year” is present to person (gay or non-gay) who has worked tirelessly on behalf of our community and is a positive role model who represents those virtues that everyone can aspire to.

 

  2003 - Mary J. Blige

  2002 - Patti LaBelle

  2001 - Archishop Carl Beam

  2000 - Ruth Ellis

National Black Pride Image Award


The National Black Pride Image Award is given to an organization or individual(gay or non-gay) in the creative arts, humanities and/or media that has created positive images of the black gay, lesbian and transgender community.

 

2003 - Emil Wibekin

2002 - E. Lynn Harris

2001 - r. erica doyle

2000 - Reggie Ray

National DC Black Pride Corporate Award

The National DC Black Pride Corporate Award is presented to a major corporate that has shown to be supportive of the Black LGBT community throughout the United States.

 

 2003 - MAC Cosmetics

DC Black Pride Small Business Award


The DC Black Pride Small Business Award was first awarded in 2003 to acknowledge the contributions of the small Black LGBT local (DC area) entrepreneur.

 

2004 - Shaka King

2003 - Nob Hill

2004 - Eleanor Holmes Norton

 

 

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