Earlier today, Mitt Romney spoke at an NAACP conference — that’s the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, a civil rights organization — and, well, it did not go so hot. Romney got booed for a whole 15 seconds after he promised to repeal health care reform, which he called “non-essential” and “expensive.” Keep reading »
This past week, the NAACP hosted its annual Image Awards luncheon and pre-awards show gala. Some of the African-American community’s biggest celebs turned out to fete the organization at both events, but not everyone was appropriately dressed. Click through to see who rocked it, and who better get a new stylist before tonight’s main event.
We’re glad to see Jennifer Hudson back in the limelight after the tragedy that rocked her family just a few months ago. Last night, the singer and actress dominated the NAACP Image Awards. Hudson won three Image awards — best new artist, outstanding collaboration, and album for her self-titled CD. The audience gave her a standing ovation as she accepted her award. “Now don’t start me to crying again, y’all,” she said. “It’s always an honor to come home and feel welcome and to feel the love.” Not only did Hudson win three of her own awards, but “The Secret Life of Bees,” which Hudson starred in alongside Queen Latifah and Dakota Fanning, won for the best motion picture. What a night! [Reuters] Keep reading »