Author Kadir Nelson from the 2007 Image Awards.
Nelson won a 2014 Image Award for his book Nelson Mandela.
The NAACP celebrated the achievements of people of color in the arts last month at its 45th Annual Image Awards last. With a focus on works that particularly promote social justice, the organization recognizes standouts in the realm of films, TV, music and writing.
Below are the Image Award literature winners that we've got here at the library and the categories in which they won:
Envisioning Emancipation: Black Americans and the End of Slavery
By Deborah Willis and Barbara Krauthamer
Nine Years Under: Coming of Age in an Inner-City Funeral Home
By Sheri Booker
The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks
By Jeanne Theoharis
The Vegucation of Robin: How Real Food Saved My Life
By Robin Quivers
By Kadir Nelson
J B MANDELA
Courage Has No Color: The True Story of the Triple Nickles: America's First Black Paratroopers
By Tanya Lee Stone
J 940.5403 STONE (also on audiobook, J AD 940.5403 STONE)