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We Are Making Black History

Our We Are Making Black History celebration recognizes Black leaders living and working in our region creating legacies today. These are leaders who go the extra mile for their community, excel in their respective fields, and open doors for the future leaders coming up behind them.

We Are Making Black History

We’re humbled by the passion and talent of each honoree and are honored to help elevate, empower and support these leaders as well as all of our region’s Black leaders today, tomorrow, and all year long. We hope you join us in uplifting their accomplishments and in our shared commitment to creating more opportunities for Black leadership in every corner of our city. Our region is better because of  their outstanding talent, vision and commitment to leadership. The 2024 Making Black History honorees who were celebrated at the 2024 Annual Dinner include:

  • Tracey Artis | CEO, I Hear Music, Inc.
  • Keith Borders | Chief Corporate Responsibility Officer & VP Community Development, Union & Guardian Savings Bank
  • Patrice Borders | Founder & CEO, AmplifyEI
  • Vernon Jackson | CEO & Founder, Noble Barber & Beauty and Creator of The Gifted Event
  • Danielle Lewis Jones | Head of Communications, Kroger Health
  • Alandes Powell | Co-Founder & Executive Director, Black Art Speaks
  • Robert Sanders | Principal & Founder, Sanders Development Group
  • Dr. Rolanda J. Wilkerson | Senior Director, Fellow Beauty Care, Procter & Gamble
Join us at our Annual Dinner on February 27, 2025 as we celebrate our 2025 honorees.  Nominations are open for 2025. Click below to submit a nomination. 



2024 Honorees

Robert Sanders
Patrice Borders
Keith Borders
Dr. Rolanda J. Wilkerson
Alandes Powell
Tracey Artis
Danielle Lewis Jones
Vernon Jackson

Previous Honorees

2023 Honorees
Marcus Thompson
Liza Smitherman
Rosemary D. Oglesby-Henry
Jan-Michele Lemon Kearney
Christie Bryant Kuhns
Derrick Braziel
Claudia Abercrumbie
Eddie Hawkins
J. Phillip Holloman
Chanda Monroe-Williams
Toilynn O’Neal Turner
Barb Smith
Ashlee Young
Michael Moore
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Eric Ellis
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Tyran Stallings
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Crystal Kendrick
David Kirk Headshot
David Kirk
Sonia Jackson Myles Headshot
Sonia Jackson Myles
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Gee Horton
Kala Gibson Headshot
Kala Gibson
Verna Williams Headshot
Verna Williams
David Singleton Headshot
David Singleton
Morgan A. Owens Headshot
Morgan A. Owens
Eugene Partridge Headshot
Eugene Partridge, III
Dora Anim Headshot
Dora Anim
Nerissa Morris Headshot
Nerissa Morris
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Ray Ball
Kick Lee Headshot
Kick Lee
Whitney Gaskins Headshot
Dr. Whitney Gaskins
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Brian Lamb
Barbara Turner Headshot
Barbara Turner
Ken Parker Headshot
Ken Parker
Cathy Bailey Headshot
Cathy Bernardino Bailey
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Means Cameron
Laura Chrysler
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