By AFRO Staff

The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) held its annual awards ceremony virtually on Dec.4. Among those honored were Janis Ware, publisher of the Atlanta Voice and Sonceria Messiah Jiles, publisher of the Houston Defender. Ware received the Legacy Award and Jiles received the Ida B. Wells award. Both the Atlanta Voice and the Houston Defender are a part of the Word in Black collaborative along with the AFRO. 

(l-r) – Janis Ware, publisher of the Atlanta Voice and Sonceria Messiah Jiles, publisher of the Houston Defender. (Courtesy Photos)

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