Special Awards

  • Chairman's Award

    Eric H. Holder, Jr
    Selected by the Chairman of the National Board of Directors, this award is presented to individuals in special recognition of their efforts to utilize their profession to promote diversity and community involvement.

  • President's Award

    Spike Lee
    The NAACP President’s Award, chosen by NAACP President and CEO Cornell William Brooks, is bestowed in recognition of special achievement and distinguished public service. Past honorees include Van Jones, President Bill Clinton, Soledad O’Brien, Ruby Dee, Muhammad Ali, the Founding Members of the Black Stuntmen’s Association, and most recently, Kerry Washington.