Elon James White
Nominated for: his work in independent black media. He was one of the activist journalists on the front lines in Ferguson.
Nominated for: being a community organizer and helping organizations build capacity to fight for social justice, dignity and fairness for workers; and against environmental racism & gentrification. She is one of the co-founders of #BlackLivesMatter, a call to action after the death of Trayvon Martin.
Nominated for: Dr. Karraa was nominated for her work in mental health and families, particularly post-partum depression in women. She created stigmama.com to create a space for women to “speak their truths in a non judgmental, supportive, creative community. We need the wisdom and support of others to unpack stigma of mental difference in motherhood.”