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‘Black Panther,’ ‘black-ish’ top 50th NAACP Image Award winners; Beyoncé is Entertainer of the Year

Black Panther (Marvel)black-ish (ABC) Marvel’s Black Panther and ABC’s black-ish, both Disney properties, dominated the 50th NAACP Image Awards last in film and television, respectively. Beyoncé won the Entertainer of the Year award. The comic book blockbuster and Academy Award Best Picture nominee took home Motion Picture, Actor (Chadwick Boseman), Supporting Actress (Danai Girira) and Supporting Actor (Michael B. Jordan) …

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‘Black Panther,’ ‘black-ish’ lead 50th NAACP nominations

(Photo: Matt Kennedy)(Photo: ABC/Ron Tom) The nominations for the 50th NAACP Image Awards celebrating the accomplishments of people of color in the fields of film, television, music, and literature were announced today with Disney’s Black Panther leading the film nominations (16) and ABC’s black-ish out in front for television with 9. Other top nomination getters were Warner Bros.’ Crazy Rich …

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47th NAACP Image Awards: Creed, Compton, black-ish Big Winners

  The NAACP Image Awards don’t often get a lot of press but this year is different. In the face of the overwhelming backlash against the Oscars snubbing any acting nominees who are people of color, the timing and need for recognition by the NAACP couldn’t be more crucial. To be clear, this is (and always will be) more than …

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NAACP Image Award Nominations: Creed Rules, Tangerine Snubbed

  The NAACP Image Award nominations for motion pictures were announced today and box office hits Creed and Straight Outta Compton both scored big with six and five apiece, respectively, but new indies from Spike Lee (Chi-Raq) and Cary Fukunaga (Beasts of No Nation) also came on strong, with four apiece. Dope also scored an Outstanding Motion Picture nomination as well …

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46th NAACP Image Award Winners: Selma, How to Get Away With Murder, black-ish and Beyoncé

The winners of the 46th NAACP Image Awards were announced last night and Selma dominated the motion picture categories winning Outstanding Motion Picture and three acting trophies for its cast (David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo and Common). Strangely though, its director, Ava DuVernay lost out to Antoine Fuqua for the Denzel Washington TV-to-film version of The Equalizer. Belle, starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw, …

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NAACP Image Award Nominations – Film and Television

The NAACP Image Award nominations for film and television were announced today with Selma dominating the Film side with eight nominations. Curiously, or maybe not, it missed out on a Screenplay nomination for Paul Webb. Clearly the animus against him for his sole credit of the screenplay, despite a complete re-write from director Ava DuVernay, is starting to come back …

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