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Urban One Honors Women Leading the Change

Urban One Honors Chicago Defender

The third annual Urban One Honors will air Sunday, May 16, 2021, and simulcast on its sister network CLEO TV.  Hosted by Gospel artists, Erica Campbell and journalist, Roland Martin, Urban One honors the extraordinary contributions of women in business, media, health, and politics.

With a theme of “Women Leading the Change”, this year’s Urban One Honorees include:

Each honoree’s contributions have led to impactful changes in the Black Community.   This year’s ceremony will also pay homage to the International Sweethearts of Rhythm, the all-female jazz band of the 1930s.  Jazmine Sullivan, Da Brat, Le’Andria Johnson, Avery Sunshine, and the all-female house band, Kim Burse, and the KB Players will perform at the ceremony.

Danielle Sanders is a writer and journalist living in Chicago. Find her on social media @DanieSandersOfficial.