Howard University Student Wins NAACP Image Award for Activism

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Channing Hill received the Young Activist of the Year award for her ongoing involvement in social justice at the 2022 NAACP Image Awards ceremony.

The 20-year-old Howard University student helped lead one of the school’s longest protest sit-ins – 34 days – to draw attention to the school’s housing conditions.

Hill joins several young winners of the coveted awards.

Rapper Saweetie was recognized as an Outstanding New Artist for her song “Best Friend” feat. Doja Cat; Danny Boyd Jr., 11, won Outstanding Performance in a Motion Picture for his role in the Halle Berry-directed film “Bruised”; and Miles Brown of “black-ishwon Outstanding Performance by a Young Person (Series, Special, TV Movie or Limited Series).

Other winners of the 53rd Annual Image Awards:

Outstanding Music Video/Visual Album

Wizkid, “Essence” feat. Time

Outstanding Character Voiceover Performance (Movies)

Letitia Wright, “Sing 2”

Outstanding Performance by a Youth (Series, Special, TV Movie, or Limited Series)

“Wild ‘N Out”

Outstanding Talk Series

“Red Table Talk”

The President’s Award

Prince Harry and Meghan, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex

Outstanding Short Form (Animated)

“Us Again”

Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series

Davita Scarlett, The Good Fight, “And the firm had two partners…”

Outstanding Anime Series

“We the People”

Artist of the Year

Jennifer Hudson

Outstanding Movie

“The More They Fall”

Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture

Will Smith, “King Richard”

Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture

Jennifer Hudson, “Respect”

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture

Daniel Kaluuya, “Judas and the Black Messiah”

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture

Regina King, “The More They Fall”

Outstanding Animated Film

“Encanta”

Outstanding Comedy Series

“Unsafe”

Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series

Anthony Anderson, “blackish”

Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series

Issa Rae, “Insecure”

Outstanding Drama Series

“Sugar Queen”

Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series

Sterling K. Brown, “This Is Us”

Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series

Angela Bassett, “9-1-1”

Best TV Movie, Limited Series or Dramatic Special

“Colin in black and white”

Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Limited Series, or Dramatic Special

Kevin Hart, “True Story”

Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Limited Series, or Dramatic Special

Taraji P. Henson, “Annie Live!”

Outstanding Male Artist

Anthony Hamilton

Outstanding Female Artist

Jazmine Sullivan

Outstanding Album

Jazmine Sullivan, “Heaux Tales”

Outstanding Character Voiceover Performance (Television)

Been cry, “Rugrats”

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