Selected Awards and Honors

2015                The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s MADI Women’s History Month Honor

2015                Queens Hospital Center Black History Month Recognition

2013                Award of Merit, City of St. Louis

2013                Women’s History Month Award, National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Club

2012                FIT Distinguished Alumni Award

2012                H.A.D.L.E.Y. Players First “Give Back” Award

2012                Emmy Award, Best News Feature, Gospel for Teens

2012                Stellar Award, Thomas A. Dorsey Most Notable Achievement Award

2012                BET Honors, Shine A Light Recognition Award

2011                Champion of Children Award, Café Mocha

2009                Outstanding Community Service, Howard University

2009                “Seasoned with Hope” Certificate of Honor, New Hope for the World Ministries

2009                Arts and Culture Award, West Harlem Group Assistance, Inc.

2006                Cultural Hero and Living Legend Award, Harlem Renaissance

2000                Harlem Dowling-West Side Center for Children and Family Services Award

1996                Professional Women of Color Pioneer Award