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Salute Her Awards Celebrates Multi-Generational Excellence 

Sunday, May 8, 2022 at 7 P.M. ET on @SaluteHer.com

Café Mocha radio network celebrates Black women in their fullness on Sunday May 8, 2022, during the 12th Annual Salute Her Awards, presented by AARP and Toyota and hosted by Café Mocha co-host Emmy, NAACP Image and Gracie Award-winning comedienne Loni Love.  

As a tribute to Coretta Scott King and the women that have been the backbone of the civil rights movement, the 2022 Salute Her Awards show will be coming from The King Center in Atlanta, Georgia featuring special musical tribute performances from male balladeers; legendary Howard Hewitt and the contemporary master Raheem DeVaughn.  

2022 Salute Her Awards is honoring civil rights pioneers, legends in media, community leaders, and gospels music’s first family in celebration of women of the movement. 


Arndrea Waters King, President of the Drum Major Institute, and Yolanda Renee King, the only granddaughter of Martin Luther King Jr. 

CeCe Winans, her daughter Ashley Phillips and mother the Winans matriarch Delores Winans will be honored with the Spirit Award.  

Ms. Xernona Clayton, honored for her work as a civil rights leader and pioneer in the broadcasting industry and founder and CEO of the Trumpet Awards receiving the Legend Award.

Regina Jones & Morgan DeBaun – Two profound two female publishers will be honored as Media Trailblazers: Regina Jones, Co-founder and Publisher of SOUL Magazine, will receive the Media Legend Award, and Morgan DeBaun, Founder and CEO of Blavity.  

Kiesha Nix, first Black woman Vice President of Charitable Affairs for the Los Angeles Lakers, will receive the Bridging the Gap Award for her relentless climb to the top of the corporate ladder while reaching back for others.

Nadia Fischer will be honored as this year’s Game Changer for her steadfast and revolutionary work in the community. 

Ebony Underwood was chosen for her commitment to human rights and social change. In honor of Mrs. Coretta Scott King’s legacy as Founder and CEO of WE GOT US NOW, she will receive the Community Activist award for her effort to organize and advocate for young adults impacted by parental incarceration.