WATCH: 5 Favorite Moments of the NAACP Image Awards

Danny Glover
Danny Glover (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for NAACP)

The NAACP Image Awards were full of big laughs and big messages and we have a rundown of a few of our favorites moments from the show.

The 49th Annual NAACP Image Awards was hosted by Anthony Anderson and aired live on TVOne from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, but you can take a look at the list of best moments if you missed anything.

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Time’s Up

Kerry Washington, Lena Waithe, Laverne Cox, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Tracee Ellis Ross and Angela Robinson joined forces onstage at the NAACP Image Awards to deliver a powerful #TimesUp speech and encouraged people to vote in the midterm elections.


Jay Pharaoh as Jay-Z

White Famous star, Jay Pharaoh, gave an uncanny impression of Jay-Z while he joined Terry Crews onstage to present an award.


Jemele Hill Jabs Trump

ESPN’s Jemele Hill took some soft jabs at President Trump by checking her phone and saying she was getting a message from the president, only to reveal she was referring to the NAACP president.


Danny Glover Drops Knowledge

Danny Glover is such an inspiring actor and his wise words moved the star-studded room to tears. Later, he told reporters int he press room that there isn’t a day that goes by that he doesn’t think of Dr. Martin Luther King, so the fact that he picked up the NAACP President’s Award on his birthday was extra special.


Ava DuVernay Shares The Love

Watching Ava DuVernay freak out about all the #BlackExcellence in the room is all of us and we loved seeing her share her honor with so many trailblazers.