On Saturday, January 28, 2017, the NAACP Image Awards held their 48th NAACP Image Awards Nominees’ Luncheon at the Loews Hollywood Hotel – Laurel/Runyon Rooms 1755 Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028 from 10:30 am. This annual event kicks-off the celebrations for the NAACP Image Awards and honors all of the nominees.
The 48th NAACP Image Awards90-Minute Live Red Carpet Pre-Show and Two-Hour Live TV Special to air Saturday, February 11, 2017 on TV One Hosted by Anthony Anderson.
The nominees expected to attend were: Tracee Ellis Ross, Nate Parker, Aja Naomi King, Amirah Vann, Anthony Hamilton, Anton Cropper, Chloe X Halle, Emayatzy Corinealdi, Hudson Yang, Keesha Sharp, Kenya Barris, L.A. Reid, LeVar Burton, Lonnie Chavis, Lynn Whitfield, MAJOR., Malachi Kirby, Marsai Martin, Niecy Nash, Paris Barclay, Rutina Wesley and Will Packer.
Roslyn M. Brock, Chairman of the National Board of Directors for the NAACP.
The NAACP Image Awards celebrates the accomplishments of people of color in the fields of television, music, literature and film and also honors individuals or groups who promote social justice through creative endeavors. Past recipients of the Jackie Robinson Sports Award have included: The Harlem Globetrotters, Anita DeFrantz, Jim Brown, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Sugar Ray Leonard, Eddie Robinson and Michael Jordan. For information and the latest news, please visit the official NAACP Image Awards website at .
About the NAACP: Founded in 1909, the NAACP is the nation’s oldest and largest nonpartisan civil rights organization. Its members throughout the United States and the world are the premier advocates for civil rights in their communities. Read more about the NAACP’s work and our six “Game Changer” issue areas at NAACP.org.
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