'The Help' cleans up at 43rd NAACP Image Awards

Memhpis, Tn – Celebrating its 103rd anniversary this month, the nation's most storied civil rights organization, The NAACP is trying to stay true to it's original mission. Nationally criticized in some quarters of the black community as being more

By SANDY COHEN – AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES — "The Help" collected three prizes at the NAACP Image Awards, including top actress honors for Viola Davis, the supporting actress prize for Octavia Spencer and outstanding motion picture.

George Lucas is set to receive an NAACP Vanguard Award for his work in producing Red Tails.

As the NAACP faces an uptick in threatening phone calls and letters, the new FBI agent in charge of civil rights investigations said she's here to help.

To honor Whitney Houston, singer Yolanda Adams performed “I Love the Lord” and it was . breathtaking.