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Danielle Kwateng-Clark
Jan, 16, 2018

Jenifer Lewis the life of the party anywhere she goes, even on the stage at the 49th NAACP Image Awards.

The actress and the cast of black-ish took to the stage on Monday night to accept their award for Outstanding Comedy Series. In its fourth season, the ABC comedy has won numerous awards for its humorous approach to tackling serious issues in the African-American community.

After accepting the award — and plugging her book The Mother of Black Hollywood: A Memoir — Lewis dropped the trophy by accident, leaving everyone in shock.

"Just like my real mother, can't take her nowhere," actor Anthony Anderson who plays Lewis' son said afterward. 

In addition to Outstanding Comedy, black-ish took home four other awards for Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series (Anderson), Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series to Tracee Ellis Ross, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series to Marsai Martin and Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series to Anton Cropper for "Juneteenth."