The Emmett Till Legacy Foundation presents the Women of Courage Awards in honor of Mamie Till Mobley

The Awards in honor of the mother of Emmett Louis Till, are presented to women who have demonstrated the ability and resolve to transform tragedy, disappointment, heartbreak and loss into a lasting legacy of courage and hope.
By: Emmett Till Legacy Foundation
MINNEAPOLIS - Dec. 17, 2021 - PRLog -- These women have moved beyond the ordinary to do the extraordinary by making strides to move forward while engaging in action when most others would not; women whose unselfish actions, spirit, and complexities, motivates and inspires others; women whose act of courage makes them stand out among others; and women, some well-known to many and some are the unsung hero to others.
WHAT: The Emmett Till Legacy Foundation presents the Women of Courage Award Recipients

2021 Women of Courage in Honor of Mamie Till Mobley Honorees:
  • Stacey Abrams, politician, voting rights activist and author
  • Rep. Ruth Richardson, District 52B Minnesota House of Representatives
  • Toshira Garraway Allen, founder, Families Supporting Families Against Police Violence
  • Nekima Levy Armstrong, speaker, leader and advocate for justice
  • Valerie Castile, Philanthropist and mother of Philando Castile
  • Jo Ann Clark, advocate for educational access
  • Monique Cullars-Doty, advocate for support of families who've lost loved ones to police violence
  • Dorez Douglas, film and television producer, projects known for amplifying marginalized voices and exposing issues  that impact communities of color
  • Melissa Earnest, Justice for Emmett Louis Till advocate, ETLF Ambassador
  • Kia Ebron, health professional and mother
  • Aunjanue Ellis, Emmy nominated actress and advocate
  • Jacqueline Horton, activist
  • Rose McGee, advocate, founder of Sweet Potato Comfort Pie
  • Eunice J. Miller, teacher and education advocate
  • Del Shea Perry, Philanthropist and mother of Hardel Sherrell
  • George Floyd Global Memorial Community
Co-host of the Women of Courage Awards
Reverend Mark Thompson
Civil rights activist, host of the daily podcast "Make It Plain"

WHEN: Saturday, December 18, 2021

5:00 p.m. CST/6:00 p.m. EST


The virtual ceremony will be live streamed on The Emmett Till Legacy Foundation Facebook Page.

2021 Women of Courage Virtual Ceremony

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Established by the ETLF in 2006, the Women of Courage Awards were a part of the nonprofit's Women's Empowerment Symposium "Loving from the Inside Out" where they hosted a luncheon and presented awards to women who had been nominated and selected.
About the Emmett Till Legacy Foundation

Emmett Till Legacy Foundation, established in 2005, is a 501c3 nonprofit organization "creating a legacy of hope" and building a bridge from the past to the present and future, in memory of Emmett Louis Till and in honor of his Mother, Mamie Till Mobley.

Teri Watts 832-217-0530 and Scott McDowell 929-351-5887
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