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    NAACP Image Awards: Ava DuVernay Wins Entertainer of the Year

    The winners of the 49th NAACP Image Awards were announced Monday night during a live broadcast on TV One. Ava DuVernay (“A Wrinkle in Time”) took home the award for entertainer of the year, with Jordan Peele (“Get Out”) earning accolades for best writing and directing for his directorial debut “Get Out.” Earlier on Monday, […] More

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    NAACP Image Awards Announce Early Winners, ‘Detroit’ Wins Outstanding Independent Motion Picture

    The 49th NAACP Image Awards will be broadcast tonight on TV One. But the organization announced some early winners. Kathryn Bigelow’s, “Detroit” was selected as Outstanding Independent Motion Picture. Bigelow released the following statement: I am so grateful to the NAACP for recognizing DETROIT as this year’s Outstanding Independent Motion Picture. The film tells the […] More

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    William Lucy to Receive Chairman’s Award at 49th NAACP Image Awards

    William Lucy, a prominent union organizer and leader, will receive the Chairman’s Award at the 49th NAACP Image Awards. The press release from the NAACP highlights Mr. Lucy’s decades of work, dating back to the 1968 Memphis sanitation strike. He worked alongside Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He also worked with Nelson Mandela to end […] More

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    Nominees Announced for 49th NAACP Image Awards

    LOS ANGELES, CA (November 20, 2017) – The nominees for the 49th NAACP Image Awards were announced today with Netflix and OWN leading the nominations in the television categories with 23 nominations and 17 nominations, respectively. In the recording category, RCA Records leads with 12 nominations, followed by Capitol Records with 6 nominations and Atlantic Records and Columbia Records both with 3 nominations. Universal Pictures leads with 10 nominations, followed by Annapurna and Open Road Films, both received 5 nominations in the motion picture categories. The Two-Hour LIVE TV […] More

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    Voting Opens Today for 49th NAACP Image Awards Entertainer of the Year

    LOS ANGELES, CA (October 9, 2017) – Today voting opens for the 49TH NAACP IMAGE AWARDS – NAACP ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR, the winner will be revealed during the two-hour special airing live on TV One, Monday, January 15, 2018, the federal holiday marking the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  The six nominees are: Chadwick Boseman, Ava […] More