Three authors collaborated on the instructional book Promises Kept: Raising Black Boys to Succeed in School and in Life, and Joe Brewster, Michele Stephenson, and Hilary Beard were all honored with the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work (Instructional)! Similar to the film Boyhood, Promises Kept was years in the making, as co-authors Brewster and Stephenson are […]

Jacqueline Woodson was the recipient of the 2015 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work In YA Fiction for her book Brown Girl Dreaming. Brown Girl Dreaming is a poetry collection that has the author recalling her days as a young girl, growing up in South Carolina, or the “Jim Crow” south, while also expressing […]


It was a night to celebrate Black excellence at its finest, as the best in entertainment were honored at the 2015 NAACP Image Awards on…