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55th NAACP Image Awards

Tune in to the 55th NAACP Image Awards to watch as we celebrate our stories and our excellence.

Tune In

The 55th NAACP Image Awards will be broadcast live on Saturday, March 16, 2024 at 8:00 PM ET / 5:00 PM PT on BET. This event celebrates the outstanding achievements and performances of people of color across more than 80 competitive categories spanning film, television + streaming, music, literature, and podcasts.

Derrick Johnson - NAACP President and CEO

The NAACP Image Awards stand as a tribute to their creativity, talent, and dedication to authentic storytelling and are a testament to the richness and diversity of our community.

- Derrick Johnson, President and CEO, NAACP
Black Man Standing in Solidarity with Protesters

2024 NAACP Activist of the Year

The 2024 Activist of the Year is a member of the NAACP that works tirelessly to lead the revolution and works hard to improve Black lives in their communities.

Do you know a social justice warrior that should be considered as Activist of the Year? Nominate them today.

2023 Activist of the Year Derrick Lee Foward

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Meet the Experts

NAACP advocates demand equal opportunities and fair representation in front of and behind the camera in Hollywood.