Activist & Comedian Sampson McCormick To Be Featured Entertainment at 2022 Esteem Awards

Chicago, MARCH 31, 2022 – Today,™ announced that activist and comedian Sampson McCormick will be the featured entertainer at the 15th Annual Esteem Awards. “I am excited to announce the Esteem Awards will return to an in-person event in the summer of 2022. The multi-talented Sampson McCormick will headline this celebration of honor.” said Phil Esteem.

This year’s cocktail reception will take place in Chicago on Saturday July 2 at Sidetrack 3349 N. Halsted. The event is free and open to the public. More information will be announced shortly.


Since 2007,’s Esteem Awards has honored local and national organizations and individuals for their continued efforts in supporting the African-American and LGBT communities in the areas of entertainment, media, civil rights, business and art.

Information regarding the 2022 Esteem Awards honorees will be announced soon is an online entertainment guide to events, bars and parties for the African-American and LGBTQ communities. It features profiles of activist, authors, club promoters, filmmakers, performance artist, conferences, support groups, and health & wellness resources.