THE NAACP IN HOLLYWOOD
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. Via NAACP
Hollywood’s biggest and brightest stars definitly worked the red carpet this weekend February 22nd.
Lupita Nyong’o took home the Outstanding Supporting Actress Award for “12 Years a Slave”
Kerry Washington showed of her growing baby bump in this floor length navy and coral off the shoulder gown.
Oprah Winfrey looked great in this orange floor length silk/chiffon dress. Nominated for Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for her work in “The Butler”.
Forest Whitaker won the Best Supporting Actor for “The Butler” and was also presented with the Prestigious Chairman Award as well.
Sherri Shepard showed off her new blonde do’ at the red carpet
Tatyana Ali took home an award for her work on “The Young and the Restless”
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