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The NAACP Image Awards Show The Oscars What It's Missing

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 02.08.2016 | Black Voices

The 47th NAACP Image Awards boasted an all-star list of winners and brought out the best of black excellence Friday night.  It was a big evening ...

John Legend's Powerful NAACP Speech Highlights Hopes For 'Radical Change'

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 02.08.2016 | Black Voices

John Legend’s commitment to social change was on full display during Friday’s 47th Annual NAACP Image Awards. During his acceptanc...

'Black-ish' Leads The NAACP Image Awards Nominees

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 12.08.2015 | Black Voices

The nominees for the 47th annual NAACP Image Awards have been announced, with ABC's hit comedy "Black-ish" leading with a total of 11 nomination...

'Selma' Wins Big At NAACP Awards

AP | Lynn Elber | Posted 02.09.2015 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The civil rights drama "Selma" won top honors at the NAACP Image Awards in a ceremony that took sharp notice of snubs of African-A...

'Selma' Leads NAACP Awards Nods

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 12.15.2014 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The civil rights drama "Selma" led all films Tuesday when it collected eight nominations for NAACP Image Awards. The movie earne...

It's Not Me, It's You: Letting Go of the Status Quo

Zetta Elliott | Posted 07.18.2014 | Books
Zetta Elliott

Hashtag activism and symbolic gestures have their place, but transforming the publishing industry will take sustained pressure; increasing diversity in children's literature will require support not only for inclusion but innovation.

LOOK: Kerry Washington (And Bump) Get Glam

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 02.23.2014 | Black Voices

The 2014 NAACP Image Awards is always a classy affair, not only for its celebration of the outstanding achievements of people of color in the arts and...

Mandela Tribute Scheduled For Annual NAACP Image Awards

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 02.24.2014 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "12 Years a Slave" swept the film categories at the NAACP Image Awards with four wins. The historical epic's prizes at Saturday'...

Either Robin Thicke Is Unworthy of an NAACP Image Award or the Awards Are Unworthy of Our Support

Morris W. O'Kelly | Posted 03.17.2014 | Black Voices
Morris W. O'Kelly

How should I or anyone else familiar with the stated mandate of the NAACP Image Awards look upon these 4 nominations for Robin Thicke, all directly connected to the song, Blurred Lines?

Will the Mandela Movie Even Win an Oscar Nomination?

Danny Schechter | Posted 03.15.2014 | Entertainment
Danny Schechter

Of late, it lost its buzz, and is appears buried by the hype machine, almost being treated as an also ran. The entertainment media no long seems to take it seriously. All the focus is on other films and the big US stars.

WATCH: Jamie Foxx Makes God and Fred Hammond Big Winners on NBC's NAACP Image Awards

Tanya Young Williams | Posted 04.07.2013 | Celebrity
Tanya Young Williams

Fred Hammond is one of gospel music's biggest stars and yet, on NBC's live broadcast of the 44th NAACP Image Awards, he was granted a mainstream "coming out party."

PHOTOS: The Week's Best Style Moments

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 04.05.2013 | Black Voices

A combination of Beyonce, Alicia Keys, Vanessa Williams and the NAACP Image Awards made for a super stylish week! Beyonce silenced her critics by s...

'Triple Threat'

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 04.04.2013 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES -- Kerry Washington was a triple threat at the NAACP Image Awards. The star of ABC's "Scandal" picked up a trio of trophies at the 44th a...

Latino Nominees To Shine At NAACP Image Awards

Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

By Michael Lopez It looks like next month is going to be jam packed with red carpets. Not only do we have the Oscars and the Grammys to look fo...

Herman Cain Is Ticked Off Again

Posted 12.13.2012 | Black Voices

It looks like Herman Cain is still really ticked off. After sharing his nine grievances with the current state of affairs in Washington yesterday,...

Kerry Washington: 'Portraying Slavery Was Really Hard'

Posted 12.13.2012 | Black Voices

Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained" has made quite a splash, drawing praise and criticism. While some film critics said it is the director's best f...

Denzel, Jamie Foxx And Morgan Freeman Receive NAACP Image Award Nods

AP | Posted 02.10.2013 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES — "Flight," "Django Unchained," "Beasts of the Southern Wild," "Red Tails" and "Tyler Perry's Good Deeds" are up for the outstanding...

Tayari Jones Knows Why She Sings

Ru Freeman | Posted 07.09.2012 | Books
Ru Freeman

On May 8th, Tayari Jones' third novel, Silver Sparrow, which deals with the two families created by a single man, came out in paperback. Jones took some time to talk about her work, the writing life and future plans.

Historic Evening at the 43rd Annual NAACP Image Awards: Viola Davis Salutes Whitney Houston and Sidney, Harry and Cicely Steal the Show

Tanya Young Williams | Posted 04.22.2012 | Los Angeles
Tanya Young Williams

Whitney Houston was a crowing jewel of the African-American community. On the red carpet at the 43rd NAACP Image Awards, the passionate expressions of overwhelming loss were intimate and personal.

43rd NAACP Image Awards: Red Carpet Stars (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 04.19.2012 | Black Voices

All of black Hollywood (short of Denzel and Halle) stepped in style last night for the 43rd annual NAACP Image Awards in Los Angeles. Color ruled ...

Brennan Williams

Laz Alonso Reveals What Separates Him From His Peers | Brennan Williams | Posted 01.27.2012 | Black Voices

Exploring the origins of one's mixed heritage in America has been a popular topic throughout history. More recently the Mun2 network has examined the ...

'The Help' Nominated For Eight NAACP Image Awards

AP | Posted 01.19.2012 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES -- "The Help" has been served eight Image Award nominations. The adaptation of Kathryn Stockett's best-selling novel about black maids sp...

Tyler Perry Hosts NAACP Image Awards After-Party (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Hundreds of guests danced the night away at Tyler Perry's 1st annual "Rise Above Celebration" at Boulevard3 in Hollywood. It was a big night for Tyler...

PHOTOS: Halle Berry Steps Out, Sits Down In Daring Dress

Posted 05.26.2011 | Style

Halle Berry stepped out to Friday night's NAACP Image Awards in L.A. in a patterned Pucci dress that for us would be standing room only, if we managed...

Memorable Moments from the NAACP Image Awards

Vic Bulluck | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Vic Bulluck

2011-03-02-mj.jpgThe NAACP Image Awards is the nation's premier multi-cultural awards show celebrating the outstanding achievements and performances of people of color.