NAACP Image Awards brings out the glam crowd

The 49th Annual NAACP Image Awards gets lit with splashy red carpet style and glamour and great performances with a dash of activism

Common, Omari Hardwick and Tristan Mack Wilds have some fun on the red carpet at the 49th Annual NAACP Image Awards on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018. Photo by Dennis J. Freeman
Actress Kerry Washington, nominated for an NAACP Image Award in the “Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series” category for her work in “Scandal,” slays the red carpet on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018. Photo by Dennis J. Freeman
The amazing Halle Berry was nominated for an NAACP Image Award in the “Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture” category for her work as the lead role in “Kidnap.” Photo by Dennis J. Freeman
“Underground” star Jurnee Smollett-Bell and Jussie Smollett of “Empire” show off their sibling affection at the 49th Annual NAACP Image Awards. Smollett-Bell was nominated for an NAACP Image Award in the “Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series” category. Photo by Dennis J. Freeman
Model and actress Claudia Jordan (Sindustry) light up the red carpet at the 49th Annual NAACP Image Awards on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018. Photo by Dennis J. Freeman
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