Annual Attorney Benjamin Crump EJN Awards
Journalist Jamele Hill
Jemele Hill is a sports journalist currently writing for The Atlantic following a 12-year tenure at ESPN. As of 2020, she is also known as the co-host of Vice TV’s “Cari & Jemele (Won’t) Stick to Sports” podcast show alongside Cari Champion
Judge Greg Mathis
Greg Mathis is a retired District Court judge from Michigan, also known as the arbiter of the Daytime Emmy Award-winning courtroom show Judge Mathis. He is also a renowned leader within the Black American community and a prominent black-culture motivational speaker.
Congresswoman Maxine Waters
Maxine Waters is a member of the Democratic Party currently serving as the Representative for California’s 43rd congressional district. Maxine has been in the office since 1991 and is the California congressional delegation’s second most-senior member, right after Nancy Pelosi. You might know her as the current chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee.
Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr.
Jesse Jackson Sr. is a civil rights activist and politician, the founder of Rainbow/PUSH organizations. He was the Democratic Party’s candidate for the presidential nomination in 1984 and 1988