It was a "Precious" night at the NAACP Image Awards on Friday, as the film scored six trophies out of nine in the motion picture categories.
"We have real serious problems in American now," says Jones.
Have minority representations improved?
Clarence Avant exerted most of his influence behind the scenes.
Rather than trying to conquer Hollywood, Tyler Perry set up his own operation 2,000 miles away in Atlanta. A true independent, the veritable one-man show (Perry writes, directs, produces, acts and…
"This award means so much to me because it's not just for me -- it's also for the people of Haiti," says Grammy Award-winning musician and activist Wyclef Jean.
The NAACP will fete Tyler Perry with its chairman's award for his achievements and his commitment to public service.
"Precious" received nine nominations in the NAACP Image Awards features category.
Submissions applications are now being accepted for the 41st NAACP Image Awards. Eligible projects must have been distributed nationally between Jan 1, 2009 and Dec 31, 2009.
"The Secret Life of Bees" had a sweet night Thursday at the 40th annual NAACP Image Awards at the Shrine in Los Angeles.
Muhammad Ali will be feted with the NAACP's President's Award, to be presented at the org's 40th Image Awards on Feb 12.