"Hopefully I lay down a foundation or a blueprint that encourages people to be the best version of themselves," Michael B. Jordan shared with ESSENCE.
"We got too much hate. It's bigger than my bell bottoms," Cole shared.
The model gives ESSENCE a few BTS getting ready moments.
Quoting Audre Lorde, the "Black-ish" actress gave thanks to the Black women who are telling our stories.
The singer called on allies "to pull up" and work with each other to fix issues facing the world.
The tribute opened with an empty basketball court onstage and featured highlights from the late NBA superstar's career.
Stars like Tracee Ellis Ross, Cynthia Erivo, and Sterling K. Brown swayed and sang along to hits "The Way" and "Do You Remember."
Our favorite looks from tonight's ceremony.
Black beauties flooded the red carpet at the 2020 NAACP Image Awards.
The actress was recognized for her hit film "Little" and ABC's "Black-ish."
"Rihanna epitomizes the type of character, grace, and devotion to justice that we seek to highlight in our President’s Award,” said President Derrick Johnson.
And this is why representation matters.
We spoke to Issa Rae,
During her NAACP Image Award acceptance, Congresswoman Maxine Waters confirms where she stands on a Donald Trump impeachment.
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The Carters stole the show at the 50th annual NAACP Image Awards
The critically-acclaimed FX show received zero nomination from the NAACP Image Awards.