PBS Programs Receive Six NAACP Image Award Nominations
Image: FREEDOM SUMMER: AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party delegates and supporters stage a demonstration on the boardwalk in front of the Atlantic City convention center (credit: courtesy of George Ballis/Take Stock)
On December 10, The Nation Association for the Advancement of Colored People announced nominations for the 46th NAACP Image Awards. PBS programs received six nominations including two for AMERICA AFTER FERGUSON and one each for FINDING YOUR ROOTS WITH HENRY LOUIS GATES, JR. and AMERICAN EXPERIENCE "Freedom Summer." A listing of the nominated programs and their categories are below.
Winners will be announced during a live telecast on Friday, February 6, 2015 at 9:00 p.m. EST on TV One.
PBS congratulates the producers from AMERICA AFTER FERGUSON, AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, FINDING YOUR ROOTS INDEPENDENT LENS and POV on their NAACP Image Award nominations!
Outstanding News/ Information (Series or Special)
AMERICA AFTER FERGUSON
FINDING YOUR ROOTS WITH HENRY LOUIS GATES, JR.
Outstanding Host in a Talk, Reality, News/Information or Variety Series
Gwen Ifill, AMERICA AFTER FERGUSON
Outstanding Documentary (Film)
INDEPENDENT LENS “Through A Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People”
Outstanding Documentary (Television)
AMERICAN EXPERIENCE "Freedom Summer"
Outstanding Literary Work - Instructional
POV “Promises Kept: Raising Black Boys to Succeed in School and in Life” – Joe Brewster, Michele