Urban One Honors 2021
Celebrating the extraordinary contributions of Black people that have led to impactful change within the Black community.
Sponsored by Verizon, this year’s Urban One Honors is recognizing “Women Leading the Change” in Black communities across the country.
Joia A. Crear-Perry, MD, FACOG is a physician, policy expert, thought leader and advocate for transformational justice among those leading the charge and demand for Back women and birthing people to receive fair and equitable healthcare here in the U.S. and in countries around the globe.
Angela Doyinsola Aina, MPH is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Black Mamas Matter Alliance (BMMA), a Black women-led organization that centers Black mamas by advocating, driving research, building power, and shifting culture for Black maternal health, rights and justice.
Stanford is a North Philadelphia native who pours her all into creating wellness outcomes for city residents and patients around the country.
This year’s Urban One Honors is celebrating women leading change in our communities and recognizing “Hometown Sheroes” like Renee Mahaffey Harris, an advocate for the underserved and marginalized populations in the greater Cincinnati area.
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