The NAACP has begun handing out its 53rd annual Characterize Awards, that can roll out over six consecutive nights starting up tonight.
Winners in non-televised award categories shall be announced starting up at 5 p.m. PT each night this week on naacpimageawards.ranking and the NAACP Characterize Awards YouTube channel, main as a lot as the televised ceremony on Saturday, February 26. The digital reveals shall be hosted by actor-laughable Affion Crockett, with Dark-ish significant individual Anthony Anderson emceeing the indispensable event, which BET will air stay at 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET.
Old ESPN persona Jamele Hill is the indispensable double winner at this Twelve months’s Characterize Awards, scoring twice for her podcast Jemele Hill Is Unbothered. Other astronomical-identify winners announced Monday night consist of Will Smith, Stacey Abrams, Cicely Tyson, Sherri Shepherd and Tabitha Brown. Observe the list of winners published to date beneath and the nightly list of categories here.
This Twelve months’s Roy Wilkins Civil Rights Award shall be offered to individuals of the Mexican American Legislative Caucus, Texas Home Democratic Caucus and Texas Legislative Dark Caucus. Samuel L. Jackson beforehand became published as recipient of the NAACP Chairman’s Award, and Nikole Hannah-Jones — the Pulitzer Prize-successful creator of the 1619 Venture — will receive the Social Justice Affect Award.
The Activist of the Twelve months award shall be offered to Scot X. Esdaile, president of the Connecticut Enlighten Conference of NAACP Branches and a member of the NAACP National Board of Administrators, and Youth Activist of the Twelve months shall be offered to Channing Hill, NAACP Chapter President of Howard College.
Right here are the winners of the 53rd annual NAACP Characterize Awards announced to date:
Prominent Literary Work – Fiction
“Lengthy Division” – Kiese Laymon
Prominent Literary Work – Non-Fiction
“The 1619 Venture: A Current Foundation Story” – Nikole Hannah-Jones
Prominent Literary Work – Debut Creator
“Honest As I Am” – Cicely Tyson
Prominent Literary Work – Biography/ Autobiography
“Will”- Will Smith
Prominent Literary Work – Tutorial
“Feeding the Soul (Because It’s My Industry)” – Tabitha Brown
Prominent Literary Work – Poetry
“Most inspiring Dark”- Crystal Wilkinson
Prominent Literary Work – Kids
“Stacey’s Extraordinary Words” – Stacey Abrams Kitt Thomas
Prominent Literary Work – Youth/Kids
“Ace of Spades”- Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé
Prominent Podcast – News and Recordsdata
“Blindspot: Tulsa Burning”
Prominent Podcast – Arts and Entertainment
“Jemele Hill is Unbothered”
Prominent Podcast – Society and Culture
“Jemele Hill is Unbothered”
Prominent Podcast – Daily life / Self-Reduction
“Two Comical Mamas” – Sherri Shepherd & Kym