2018 NAACP Image

Ava DuVernay accepts the Entertainer of the Year award during the 49th NAACP Image Awards at Pasadena Civic Auditorium. (Maury Phillips/Getty Images for NAACP)

Ava DuVernay named Entertainer of the Year at the 49th NAACP Image Awards

Anthony Anderson returned as host for the annual NAACP Image Awards held at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on Jan. 15. The Starz drama "Power", ABC's comedy series "black-ish" and the motion pictures "Girls Trip" and "Get Out" all won multiple awards.

Ava DuVernay. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)

Danny Glover and Eliane Cavalleiro attend the 49th NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena. (Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images)

Anthony Anderson  Winner

Daniel Beaty, left, and Omari Hardwick in the film "Chapter & Verse." (Paladin)

Omari Hardwick  Winner

People open up about their racial experiences. I feel like I’m a walking therapy session. It’s quite intense. But it means a lot to people, Daniel Kaluuya says of reactions to his film "Get Out." (Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times)

Daniel Kaluuya  Winner

Actor Idris Elba says he's "been getting more opportunities to work on more interesting roles." (Jennifer S. Altman / For The Times)

Idris Elba  Winner

Taraji P. Henson in the movie "Proud Mary." (Dana Starbard / CTMG)

Taraji P. Henson  Winner

Octavia Spencer and Richard Jenkins discuss their roles in Guillermo del Toro's "The Shape of Water."

Octavia Spencer  Winner

Queen Latifah executive produces and stars in "Flint" on Lifetime. (Christelle De Castro / Lifetime)

Queen Latifah  Winner

Tiffany Haddish of "Girls Trip." (Christina House / For The Times)

Tiffany Haddish  Winner

Anton Cropper  Winner
Carl Franklin  Winner

Jordan Peele explains 'the sunken place'.

Jordan Peele  Winner
Allen Hughes  Winner
“STEP” Winner

Omari Hardwick stars as a club owner caught up in the criminal underworld in "Power." (Starz)

“Power” Winner
"News One Now" Winner

Justin Chang reviews "Detroit," starring John Boyega, Will Poulter, Anthony Mackie and more. Video by Jason H. Neubert.

Justin Chang reviews "Girls Trip"' directed by Malcolm D. Lee and starring Queen Latifah, Regina Hall, Jada Pinkett Smith, Tiffany Haddish, Larenz Tate, Mike Colter and Kate Walsh. Video by Jason H. Neubert.

“Unsung” Winner

Caleb McLaughlin (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)

Caleb McLaughlin  Winner
Jay Ellis  Winner
Joe Morton  Winner

Actor Idris Elba says he's "been getting more opportunities to work on more interesting roles." (Jennifer S. Altman / For The Times)

Idris Elba  Winner

Marsai Martin began acting before she could talk. She currently costars on ABC's "black-ish."

Marsai Martin  Winner

Naturi Naughton (Richard Shotwell / Invision / Associated Press)

Naturi Naughton  Winner

Tiffany Haddish of "Girls Trip." (Christina House / For The Times)

Tiffany Haddish  Winner
Janine Barrois  Winner

Jordan Peele explains 'the sunken place'.

Jordan Peele  Winner
Abdul Williams  Winner