Friday, February 7, 2014

THE NAACP in Hollywood and Online

The NAACP Image Awards, airing Feb. 22, 2014, is the nation's premier event celebrating exemplary works by, for, and relevant to people of color and individuals or groups who promote diversity in the arts (motion picture, television, recording, and literature).

There is no other organization that has confronted the misuse of media to influence negative public attitudes toward race like the NAACP. As early as 1915, it organized a nationwide protest against the negative portrayals of African Americans in “Birth of A Nation.”

The founding members of the Association immediately understood the power and influence of the then new media of film. Read more.

- See more about the Image Awards at:

The event is broadcast on TV One.  Learn more about TV One, a trusted storyteller and voice of black culture:

The network celebrates Black life 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. To find out what channel TV One is available on in your area, please enter your zip code and choose your TV service provider:  

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