There is now a comics industry award specifically to recognize the best in comics by, for, and about African-Americans: The Glyph Comics Awards.
Since I'm way out of the loop these days, I hadn't heard of them until someone asked if they could be added to the Comic Books Awards Almanac. I had a few spare minutes this morning, so now they're in the CBAA. (Along with the various graphic novels that won several American Library Association awards this year.
Feudalism: Serf & Turf