NAACP Image Awards

People Aren’t Buying Awkwafina’s “Blaccent” Apology

On Saturday, Awkwafina tweeted a note that addressed criticism of using a "blaccent" and African-American mannerisms throughout her career. Awkwafina went… Read More

February 7, 2022

Actress Marsai Martin Says She Won’t Accept “Black Pain” Movie Roles

Marsai Martin spoke with The Hollywood Reporter about future projects for 2021. Fresh off two NAACP Image Awards (one for outstanding performance… Read More

March 29, 2021

Givēon’s “Still Your Best” Video Is An Emotional Love Bomb

Grammy-nominated singer Givēon serves up his vulnerable side in his newest visual. Givēon returns with another acoustic visual, this time… Read More

February 4, 2021

Rihanna Touches on Unity During Speech at NAACP Image Awards: “The Purpose Is Bigger Than Me”

The global star spoke on diversity, creating the Clara Lionel Foundation and more during her President's Award acceptance speech.   It’s… Read More

February 24, 2020

Watch Chris Rock Blast Jussie Smollett at The NAACP Image Awards

"What a waste of light skin." Last night, Chris Rock was called upon to present the award for Outstanding Comedy… Read More

March 31, 2019

Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar, Issa Rae, Ta-Nehisi Coates Among Nominees For 2018 NAACP Image Awards

The nominees for the 49th NAACP Image Awards have been announced. Both Mary J. Blige and Jay-Z lead with five… Read More

November 20, 2017