Power, Dear White People and More Nominated for NAACP Image Awards

The nominees are out for the 49th NAACP Image Awards! The annual event, which takes place on Martin Luther King Jr. Day in 2018, celebrates the achievements of people of color in entertainment in film, television, music and literature. January’s ceremony will see Ava DuVernary, Bruno Mars, Issa Rae, Chadwick Boseman, JAY-Z and Chance the …

NAACP says American Airlines has made progress, but travel advisory remains

NAACP officials said Monday they are pleased that American Airlines is addressing concerns the civil rights organization raised about the airline’s treatment of African-American passengers, but it’s not ready to drop the travel advisory it issued in October. American announced last week, that it would take several steps to address concerns raised by the NAACP …

‘Creed,’ ‘Empire,’ ‘Black-ish’ win big at NAACP Image Awards

  Against the backdrop of the #OscarsSoWhite controversy, which has sparked passionate discussion about diversity and inclusion in Hollywood, the 47th annual Image Awards felt particularly timely as the ceremony honored people of color in film, television, music, and literature. Conviction, optimism, and pride were themes that echoed throughout the evening. Black-ish star Tracee Ellis Ross, who …