The Michigan Chronicle is now accepting nominations for the 2022 40 under 40 awards. In its 9th year, the Michigan Chronicle continues to recognize local African American professionals who inspire others through their vision, leadership, exceptional achievements, and participation in community service. These are individuals who exemplify extraordinary stature, poise and integrity who continue to break the mold and affect change in their professions and community.

Nomination criteria:

  • African American executive or business owner
  • Proven success within their profession or industry
  • Positive role model whose contributions encourage others
  • Active in community service or organizational involvement


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