The National Association of Black Journalists Hall of Fame is a hall of fame project of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) honoring African-American and other journalists. The original Hall of Fame list was established on April 5, 1990, with the induction of seven individuals. No further individuals were inducted until the Hall of Fame was revived by the NABJ in 2004. Since 2004, several individuals have been inducted to the Hall of Fame each year. Nominations are approved by the NABJ Board of Directors, and new inductees are installed annually at the NABJ Hall of Fame Banquet and Inductions. Thirty-nine individuals are currently inductees in the Hall of Fame.
1990 original inductees
Seven individuals were inducted to the Hall of Fame at the time of its creation.
2004 "legendary" inductees
In April 2004, the NABJ revived the Hall of Fame, and the Board of Directors (upon a "strong recommendation" from the NABJ Hall of Fame Screening Committee) voted to posthumously induct ten historical journalists (referred to on the NABJ's website as "legendary figures") as a one-time measure. The ten inductees were:
2004 contemporary inductees