Nominate African Americans who are outstanding leaders and influencers to be one of Mississippi’s Most Influential African Americans.

Do you know an African American man or woman who is a leader of a public company, a large private company, or a non-profit institution? Know of an African American who is leading the cause for change and progression in their community? Nominate him or her to be one of Mississippi’s 25 Most Influential African Americans. These outstanding individuals will be recognized in a special edition of OurMississippi Magazine.

Nominees will be evaluated on their influence in their industries as well as in their communities by a panel of business and community leaders. Board affiliations and other leadership roles will also be considered.

To qualify for this honor, individuals must be based in Mississippi.

If you have trouble submitting nominations online, please send nomination information directly to Legend Publishing at or via fax at 662-840-4903.

Download a PDF copy of the form here.