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EUR Exclusive: Highlights from the 55th NAACP Image Awards Red Carpet | WATCH

Damson Idris at 55th NAACP Image Awards - (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for BET)

*Black Hollywood finest converged at the iconic Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on Saturday, March 16th, for the prestigious 55th NAACP Image Awards. The incomparable Queen Latifah served as host for the second time. The star-studded guest list was nothing short of spectacular, featuring luminaries such as Usher, New Edition, Keke Palmer, Taraji P. Henson, […]

The Film Strip Film Review: ‘Dune: Part 2′ Does the Unimaginable | VIDEO

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*“Dune: Part 2,” directed by Denis Villeneuve, does the unimaginable. It defies the odds. Very, very few sequels are better than their predecessors. But this sequel surpasses the first. Based on Frank Herbert’s bestselling novel, “Dune,” “Dune: Part 2” is the follow-up to 2021’s six-time Academy Award-winning “Dune.” The film operates on all its powerful […]

The 2024 NAACP Image Awards Nominees Announced – See the FULL List | WATCH

2024 NAACP Image Awards Nominees Colman Domingo, Keke Palmer, Ayo Edebiri and Victoria Monét- Getty

*Today, the NAACP unveiled the full list of “55th NAACP Image Awards” nominees with Netflix and Amazon leading the pack with 55 and 27 nominations respectively. The winners will be revealed during the two–hour LIVE TV special, airing Saturday, March 16, 2024, at 8:00 PM ET/ PT on BET and CBS. Colman Domingo leads the nominations […]

Jermaine Dupri Among List of Honorees at April Love’s 5th Annual ‘Pink Awards’ | PHOTOs

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*Atlanta’s Black Hollywood elite recently convened at the 2023 Pink Awards with record-breaking attendance at Southwest Atlanta’s Riverside EpiCenter. This year’s awards were co-hosted by “Martin” alum and celebrated actor Carl Anthony Payne II and 3x NAACP Image Award Winner and “NY Undercover” actor Malik Yoba performed a rousing rendition of ‘Stand Up For Love’ which […]

NAACP Image Awards 2023: How to Watch and Why the Show Still Matters

54th NAACP Image Awards

*(CNN) — The 54th NAACP Image Awards is a week-long celebration of excellence in film, TV, music and literature that will culminate in a televised ceremony tonight, Saturday (02-25-23). And while areas of the entertainment industry have worked to become more inclusive and diverse in recent years, Kyle Bowser, senior vice president of the NAACP’s […]

Queen Latifah Set to Host 2023 NAACP Image Awards | VIDEO

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*(CNN) — Iconic actor and artist Queen Latifah is slated to host the 2023 NAACP Image Awards on February 25, according to a press release. “It’s an honor to host the 54th NAACP Image Awards, especially in the year we are celebrating 50 years of Hip Hop,” Latifah said. “This is a night to celebrate […]

Chadwick Boseman’s Wife Accepts NAACP Image Award and Warns About Colon Cancer [VIDEO]

*Chadwick Boseman’s wife, Simone Ledward Boseman delivered an emotional acceptance speech while accepting his win for Outstanding Actor In A Motion Picture at the NAACP Image Awards on Saturday.  The late actor won for his work in Netflix’s “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.” Boseman passed away in August at the age of 43 after a four-year private […]

Pose Star Indya Moore Slams Image Awards for Being Transphobic

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*“Pose” star Indya Moore is calling out NAACP and the Image Awards for past snubs of the series and cast. Her criticism follows the announcement of the NAACP Image Awards nominations on Tuesday, which failed to acknowledged trans actors of color.  “Black people deserve home everywhere and anywhere but when black people are trans we […]

Chadwick Boseman: Late Actor Earns NAACP Image Awards Nominations

Chadwick Boseman

*Late actor Chadwick Boseman has earned two NAACP Image Awards nominations for his work in the Netflix films “Da 5 Bloods” and “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,” which received nine nominations overall.  The nominees were announced Tuesday on the organization’s Instagram page. As reported by the New York Post, Netflix is leading with 48 nominations for […]

The 52nd NAACP Image Awards to Air on BET Saturday, February 20th at 8 PM ET

*Today the NAACP announced that the 52nd NAACP Image Awards will broadcast live on BET Saturday, February 20, 2021, at 8:00 PM ET. Additionally, the NAACP Image Awards Dinner, which traditionally takes place the night before the telecast, will live stream over six nights February 15-19, 2021. The virtual ceremonies will recognize winners in more […]

Nearly 2 Million Watched 51st NAACP Image Awards After Move to BET

*Nearly two million viewers tuned in to the NAACP Image Awards, marking a 448 percent ratings increase from a year ago.  Finding a new home at BET seems to have paid off, as 1.8 million total viewers watched the telecast on BET and other ViacomCBS networks.  The NAACP and BET Networks announced their broadcast partnership […]