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NAACP's Derrick Johnson: Image Awards Holds Media Accountable for Projecting Positive Images of People of Color

NAACP president and CEO Derrick Johnson says tonight's (March 30) NAACP Image Awards event continues the civil rights organization's focus on the entertainment industry's efforts to showcase positive African-American images and stories.

"We created the Image Awards to assure that we held the industry accountable for projecting positive images for our community," Johnson said during a recent video interview.

Actor Anthony Anderson (black-ish) is set to return as host for Tv One's live coverage of the 50th NAACP Image Awards, which honor outstanding performances in film, television, music, and literature.