Posted by | Ray Cornelius
“Hidden Figures” stars Taraji P. Henson, Janelle Monáe and Octavia Spencer are scheduled to present at this year’s NAACP Image Awards which airs next Saturday, February 11 at 9 p.m. EST on TV One. The announcement comes on the heels of the trio taking home the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture.
Also joining the ladies in presenting is Hollywood’s new “it” guy and “This Is Us” star, Sterling K. Brown as well as Issa Rae, Mike Colter, Trevor Noah and “Fences” actor Mykelti Williamson.
Other highlights of the show include NBA star LeBron James, who will be presented with the NAACP “Jackie Robinson Sports Award,” and Harvard Law professor Charles J. Ogletree, Jr. will be honored with the NAACP “Chairman’s Award.”
In addition, the NAACP “Entertainer of the Year” will be revealed. This special honor is bestowed upon an individual within the entertainment industry who has achieved notable success in multiple projects and mediums.
This year’s telecast is hosted by “black-ish” star Anthony Anderson and airs live on Saturday, February 11 at 9 p.m. on TV One.
Check out Taraji’s inspirational acceptance speech below at the SAG Awards:
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