About Bison Honors

Annual Awards Dinner & Royal Blue Gala

7:00PM – 2:00AM

Hyatt Regency, New Jersey Ave, Washington DC

Howard University, the undisputed “Mecca of Black Intelligentsia” has long been overdue for an annual alumni celebration dedicated to honoring its distinguished pioneers, leaders, and legends whose influence and contributions span across every industry category.  From politics to entertainment, to medicine, media, and business, like cream Howard University graduates and alumni always manage to rise to the top.  Bison Honors is a was honored to fill that void with the first annual celebration in 2022 and in 2023 we will come together again for will is sure toe become a homecoming staple and  time honored Howard University traditon. 

Meet The 2022 Honorees

Bison Honors Honorees Discuss Their Careers & Their Time & Howard


Bison of The Year
Bison's Choice Award

Nominees for The Bison of The Year Award are chosen by the Bison Honors Organizing Committee and Advisory Board. The winner is determined by a majority vote of participating Howard University alumni. The headline-making nominees for this award have all had a breakout year in their respective careers and exemplify Bison Excellence and HBCU Pride. After votes were cast and counted. New York Attroney General Letitia James was the clear favorite for Bison Of The Year. We look forward to bringing your a fresh round of canidage for Bison Honors 2023.

... And The Winner is!

Meet Our Advisory Board

The Bison Honors Organizing Committee is grateful to our distinguished Board of Advisors made up of proud Howard University Alumni who are all leaders in their respective fields.

Andy Anderson

President of Sales
American Urban Radio Network

Kamilah Forbes

Executive Producer, The Apollo Theater
& Director "Between The World of Me" HBO

Rock Newman

Host of The Rock Newman Show
Owner of Gibraltar Promotions, LLC

Charmion L. Kinder

SVP of Social Impact, Value Partnerships
& Former Obama Admin, Public Affairs

Jasmine Young

Dir. Howard Univ Warner Music
Blavatnik Center for Music & Entertainment Business

A. Scott Golden

Thought Leader Onn Race, Law & Politics
Partner, Reed Smith Law

Lita Rosario

Entertainment Attorney
Income Shareholder at Shulman Rogers

Sydney Margetson

SVP Publicity
Atlantic Records

Andrea Holmes-Thompkins

ACE Media Corp

Sabai Burnett

Vice President of Marketing
Warner Music Group

Joi Brown

CEO/Founder Culture Creators

Ron Lawrence

Music Producer / Film Director
& Bison Honors Music Supervisor

Malcolm Ellis

President of Diverse Investments
Pronghorn, Diageo

Bryndan Moore

Member At Large, Howard Univ Alumni Association& Host of Black Futurist Podcast

A. Haqq Islam

CEO/President Contra Records

Roger Mitchell, MD

Professor and Chair of Pathology,
Howard University

Bison Honors Photo Gallery

Andy Anderson

President of Sales
American Urban Radio Network