Exclusive: Black Lives Matter Founders to Be Honored at Adcolor Awards

BLM to receive Beacon Award on Sept. 10, along with 2020 Adcolor honorees

Alicia Garza, Patrisse Khan-Cullors and Opal Tometi
The grassroots organization that Alicia Garza, Patrisse Khan-Cullors and Opal Tometi founded in 2013 after the killing of Trayvon Martin has turned into a massive global movement that defines a generation. Gio Solis/Black Lives Matter

The 2020 honorees of the Adcolor awards are here, and Adweek has an exclusive first look. Since 2007, the Adcolor awards have celebrated the best and brightest diversity champions and professionals of color in the creative industries, and this year, there’s more to celebrate than ever.

@MaryEmilyOHara maryemily.ohara@adweek.com Mary Emily O'Hara is a diversity and inclusion reporter. They specialize in covering LGBTQ+ issues and other underrepresented communities.