Finalists

Finalists

Voting Instructions

VOTING PERIOD (24 HOUR PERIOD): THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2017 STARTING AT 7:00 A.M. CST TO FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2017 @ 7:00 A.M. CST

Community Leadership Finalists

Rosemond Sarpong Owens

Nominated by Patrick Plonski

To Vote for Rosemond Owens: Text “Serengeti” to 24587

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Lyna Mokeira Nyamwaya

Nominated by Jackie Ongechi, Self & Others

To Vote for Lyna Mokeira Nyamwaya: Text “Lalibela” to 24587

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Isaak Roble

Nominated by Mr. Disrh

To Vote for Isaak Rooble: Text “Griot” to 24587

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Business of the Year Finalists

Asiya: asiyasport.com

Nominated by Caroline Wanga

To Vote for Asiya: Text “Giza” to 24587

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Iya Foods: iyafoods.com

Nominated by Target Corporation

To Vote for Iya Foods: Text “Amboseli” to 24587

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RuvaAfric Wear: ruvaAfricwear.com

Nominated by Sanna Lee

To Vote for RuvaAfric Wear: Text “Nimba” to 24587

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Friend of the Community Award Finalists

Paula Meyer

Nominated by Lacey Kraft

To Vote for Paula Meyer: Text “Kilwa” to 24587

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Black Storytellers Alliance

Nominated by Makeda ZuluGillespie

To Vote for Black Storytellers Alliance: Text “Gao” to 24587

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Artika Tyner

Nominated by Ngeri Nnachi

To Vote for Artika Tyner: Text “Ganvie” to 24587

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African Non-Profit of the Year Finalists

Global Fatherhood Foundation: gffmentor.org

Nominated by Samuel Mwangi

To Vote for Global Fatherhood Foundation: Text “Nile” to 24587

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Mercy International Mission: mercyim.org

Nominated by Thompson Olaniran Fadirepo

To Vote for Mercy International Mission: Text “Suez” to 24587

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Inner Hero

Nominated by Nyeneweh (Missy) Mathis & Kofi Dosu

To Vote for Inner Hero: Text “Virunga” to 24587

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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2017

5:00PM-7:00PM: Red Carpet Arrival & Pictures, 7:00PM-11:59PM: Awards Dinner & Entertainment