by Aisha I. Jefferson onFebruary 21, 2013
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by Claudio E. Cabrera onFebruary 18, 2012
The Help dominated the ceremony, which also included a moving tribute to Whitney Houston.
by John McWhorter onMarch 8, 2011
Enough with the talk about Tyler Perry perpetuating racial stereotypes. How is what he's doing any different from the much loved Sanford and Son? There's a reason the man sells out at the box office. It's called commercial entertainment.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onMarch 7, 2011
Despite criticism, For Colored Girls brings in outstanding director and outstanding motion picture honors.
March 2, 2010
Looking forward to the Oscars? Not so fast. Damon Weaver gets the last word on the NAACP Image Awards. Watch his red-carpet interviews.
February 27, 2010
Precious, Tyler Perry, score trophies at annual event.
February 25, 2010
At the 41st Annual NAACP Image Awards, those who uplift the race in film, TV, music and books, get their due. Natalie Hopkinson, The Root’s media and culture critic, tells you which 2010 nominees have no business even being in the running.
by Sheryl Huggins Salomon onFebruary 24, 2010
On the eve of accepting top honors at the NAACP Image Awards, the former “green jobs czar” defends his record and talks comeback.
January 7, 2010
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