Primetime Emmy Awards (2009)

Primetime Emmy [Nominee]

Outstanding Cinematography for a Miniseries or Movie

John B. Aronson

Primetime Emmy [Nominee]

Outstanding Hairstyling for a Miniseries or a Movie

Julia L. Walker
Deena Adair
Clifton Chippewa

Primetime Emmy [Nominee]

Outstanding Makeup for a Miniseries or a Movie (Non-Prosthetic)

Angie Wells
Wynona Price

Primetime Emmy [Nominee]

Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Miniseries or a Movie

Jeffree Bloomer
Mark Linden
Alan Decker

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2010)

Actor [Nominee]

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries

Cuba Gooding Jr.

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards (2010)

Critics Choice Award [Nominee]

Best Picture Made for Television

Directors Guild of America, USA (2010)

DGA Award [Nominee]

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television/Mini-Series

Thomas Carter

Humanitas Prize (2009)

Humanitas Prize [Nominee]

90 Minute Category

John Pielmeier

Image Awards (NAACP) (2010)

Image Award [Winner]

Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special

Cuba Gooding Jr.

Image Award [Winner]

Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special

Kimberly Elise

Image Award [Winner]

Outstanding Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special

Dan Angel

Image Award [Nominee]

Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special

Jaishon Fisher

Image Award [Nominee]

Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special

Gus Hoffman

Image Award [Nominee]

Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special

Aunjanue Ellis

MovieGuide Awards (2010)

Epiphany Prize [Winner]

Most Inspiring Television

Dan Angel

Grace Award [Winner]

Best Actress

Kimberly Elise

Grace Award [Winner]

Most Inspiring Performance in Television

Kimberly Elise

MovieGuide Awards (2005)

Epiphany Prize [Winner]

Most Inspiring TV Program

NAMIC Vision Awards (2010)

Vision Award [Winner]

Original Movie or Special

Online Film & Television Association (2009)

OFTA Television Award [Nominee]

Best Makeup/Hairstyling in a Motion Picture or Miniseries

Prism Awards (2010)

Prism Award [Nominee]

Performance in a TV Movie or Miniseries

Kimberly Elise

Prism Award [Nominee]

TV Movie or Miniseries

Young Artist Awards (2010)

Young Artist Award [Nominee]

Best Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Special - Leading Young Actor

Jaishon Fisher