2016 - Washington, DC Mayor Muriel Bowser
2011 - Washington, DC Mayor Vincent C. Gray
2010 - Washington, DC City Council
2004 - Eleanor Holmes Norton
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.
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
The DC Black Pride Leadership Award is presented to Black LGBT community leaders, thirty years old or under, for outstanding leadership.
2014 - AJ King
2013 - Theara Coleman and Christopher Watson
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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