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“We don’t need to ask for acceptance from anyone” – Taraji P Henson

The NAACP Image Awards were given out Friday night and speech of the night award goes to Taraji P Henson who indirectly addressed the ongoing controversy over the lack of diversity in Hollywood:

Drop the mic girl!

Here is the complete list Image Award winners:

Outstanding Comedy Series: “black-ish” (ABC)

Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series: Anthony Anderson – “black-ish” (ABC)

Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series: Tracee Ellis Ross – “black-ish” (ABC)

Outstanding Drama Series: “Empire” (FOX)

Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series: Terrence Howard – “Empire” (FOX)

Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series: Taraji P. Henson – “Empire” (FOX)

Outstanding Motion Picture: “Straight Outta Compton” (Universal Pictures)

Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture: Michael B. Jordan – “Creed” (Warner Bros. Pictures/Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures)

Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture: Sanaa Lathan – “The Perfect Guy” (Screen Gems)

Entertainer of the Year: Michael B. Jordan

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