12th Annual ONYX Awards

Florida’s Signature African-American Awards Show

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts

Founded in 2003 by co-founders Lester and Lillian Seays and Rich Black, the event is the primary fundraiser for the LBS Foundation that provides funding and support to community literacy initiatives and the Sickle Cell Disease Foundation of Tri-County, Inc.

Join Comedian Shawn Banks as he host the 12th Annual ONYX Awards!

Comedian Shawn Banks

With his larger than Life personality, Shawn Banks is a comedian who has the ability to connect with and energize an audience the moment he sets foot on the stage A Shawn Banks show takes the audience on a journey tilled with hilarious stories, dead-on impersonations and unforgettable characters. Shawn has been described as being able to snake people laugh-- in spite of themselves. This ex-college football player turned comedian literally “Takes” the stage.

The 12th Annual Onyx Awards

Presented By ONYX Magazine, Florida’s Most Respected Publication