The NAACP Shows Some Love

The 39th Annual NAACP Image Awards were held on Valentine’s Day and broadcast live on the FOX network. The film “The Great Debaters” was the big winner of the evening. The film was named best film, while acting awards went to its stars Denzel Washington, Denzel Whitaker, and reel sista Jurnee Smollet. Reel sista Janet Jackson took home the award for best Supporting Actress for her role in Tyler Perry’s “Why Did I Get Married”

Check out the reel sistas who hit the red carpet for the event.

Wendy Raquel Robinson

Image Award winner Vanessa Williams

Tracee Ellis Ross

Tichina Arnold

Tia Mowry

Taraji P. Henson

Sydney Tamiia Poitier

Sanaa Lathan

Robin Givens

Meagan Goode

Loretta Divine

Keisha Knight Pulliam

Holly Robinson Peete

Golden Brooks

Eva Marcelle

Erica Hubbard

and Denise Boutte


Red Carpet photos taken by Mayer
Everyone one looked absolutely fabulous.

For those of you who missed it, here is a list of the motion picture awards:

Motion picture: “The Great Debaters.”
Actor in a motion picture: Denzel Washington, “The Great Debaters.”
Actress in a motion picture: Jurnee Smollett, “The Great Debaters.”
Supporting actor in a motion picture: Denzel Whitaker, “The Great Debaters.”
Supporting actress in a motion picture: Janet Jackson, “Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married?”
Directing in a motion picture: Kasi Lemmons, “Talk To Me.”
Writing in a motion picture: Michael Genet and Rick Famuyiwa, “Talk To Me.”
Independent or foreign film: “Honeydripper.”
Documentary: “Darfur Now.”

Congrats to everyone!

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