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From the 7th Annual Shorty Impact Awards Best in Racial Equality

This award honors a program, project, or initiative fighting discrimination, prejudice and bias based on race in order to provide everyone equal opportunity.

See previous winners and honorees here. The Shorty Impact Awards were formerly known as Shorty Social Good Awards.


"Watch Us Rise" AAPI Panel
As part of a continuing series of videos meant to champion ongoing efforts for racial equality in a…
The latest developments around Big Tech and its unfettered influence on our communities nationwide …
Advancing Racial Equality & Economic Opportunity
As COVID-19 strained community resources, Bank of America marshalled support to critical local life…
Leyden Lewis for The Brooklyn Tower
The Brooklyn Tower is a groundbreaking new achievement from real estate duo JDS Development Group a…
Matter Unlimited Creates Brand Identity for New Nonprofit Black Media Outlet Capital B
Capital B is a first-of-its-kind nonprofit news organization for Black Americans, which combines lo…
Move Into the Future: An Abundance Sculpture
For years white supremacists have used mass media to drive racist scarcity narratives into our comm…
silver honor
TAAF's "AAPI Heritage Heroes"
Only 3 percent of top grossing films made since 2007 featured AAPIs in leading roles. When AAPIs ar…
The Beauty of Blackness
The Beauty of Blackness tells the story of the Black beauty industry through the lens of Fashion Fa…
bronze honor
audience honor
The Creator House Approach
CHALLENGE & CONTEXT DIRECTV was relaunching their brand along with a refreshed name and vibe for t…
The Crown Act - Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair
The impact of hair discrimination cannot be overstated. Schools and workplaces across the country o…
gold honor
The Myth
This year, we continue to witness devastating levels of violence, both physical and non-physical, a…
The Other Side
For any outsider looking in, Asian Americans seem like a successful group of people that has succes…
United By Our Uniqueness: Black and African American
UNITED BY OUR UNIQUENESS is an internal and external brand campaign, for Cox Enterprises, that focu…