Samuel L. Jackson will be honored at this year's NAACP Image Awards with the Chairman’s Award, which recognizes individuals who demonstrate “exemplary public service and use their distinct platforms to create agents of change.”

The 52nd NAACP Image Awards are right around the corner and the nominations are in!

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rihanna will receive the President’s Award during the 51st NAACP Image Awards this month. The NAACP announced Tuesday that it had selected the 31-year-old pop star and fashion icon for her “groundbreaking career as an artist and musician, but (someone who) has also distinguished herself as a stellar public servant.” Rihanna […]

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BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — 50 Cent said he thinks “Power” being overlooked by the Emmys over the years was racial despite the success of popular Starz series that has a prominently black cast. “I like to say it’s racial. That’s the easy way to get out of things,” said the rapper and executive producer […]

A video emerged from the NAACP Image Awards of Omari Hardwick kissing Beyonce…twice. Body language “experts” feel like Bey was extremely uncomfortable. Some fans defended Hardwick by saying “One kiss was from Omari and the other was from Ghost. But, Huggy says the beyhive wants to “sting the hell out of Ghost.” HEAD BACK TO […]

Many people look forward to the NAACP Image Awards every year, because it’s a night where Black excellence is on full display. This year instead of a red carpet, a tribute special hosted by the one and only Ms. Cathy Hughes, will air before the show. The special features interviews with people who have won […]

The NAACP Image awards celebrate Black excellence and achievements. The awards will be hosted by none other than the one and only Anthony Anderson. The Black-ish star says he has been involved with the NAACP since he was 14-years-old, that’s 34 years. So when the opportunity to host the awards came up he says he […]

The 50th NAACP Image awards are coming up and President and CEO Derrick Johnson is excited. The Image Awards were created to “promote positivity in our community.” Something that he believes Tom Joyner has been doing every day for over 25 years. This year he will be honored with the Vanguard Award. Joyner will be […]

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Today, the NAACP announced that Anthony Anderson is set to return as host for the 50th NAACP Image Awards. Anderson is a two-time NAACP Image Awards Winner for his role on blackish, and will be hosting the show for the 6th consecutive year. Winners for the 50th NAACP Image Awards will be revealed during the two-hour LIVE TV […]

1/16/18- Huggy loved watching The 49th NAACP Image Awards and all the winners from that night were amazing. He’s especially happy for Roland Martin who won his 4th Image Award. Huggy says he really won the LaVar Ball of politics award! READ MORE STORIES ON BLACKAMERICAWEB.COM: GET THE HOTTEST STORIES STRAIGHT TO YOUR INBOX: 

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mary J. Blige and Jay-Z are the leading nominees with five apiece for January’s NAACP Image Awards, the group announced Monday. Blige’s nominations are for songs and videos off her album “Strength of a Woman,” while Jay-Z was nominated for his “4:44” album and songs on it, as well as a […]

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The NAACP celebrated all of the amazing strides that people of color have made over the past year at the 48th Annual NAACP Image Awards. If you didn’t get a chance to tune in, check out our rundown of the evening’s top moments. Andra Day Pays Tribute to President Barack Obama! #ImageAwards — TV […]