Should Nicki Minaj & Jay-Z be Eligible for NAACP Image Awards?

March 13, 2011  |  

The NAACP Image Awards are meant to recognize the positive achievements of of African Americans in media and entertainment.  What qualifies someone for an Image Award though? Should using the n-word, talking graphically about sex acts or openly talking about past drug dealing disqualify someone? According to a recent survey by, 83 percent of black survey respondents think the NAACP is wrong to nominate hip hop artists like Nicki Minaj and Jay-Z.

Go over to AOL Black Voices to read more about this interesting stat.

What do you think? What type of content should disqualify a person from being nominated for an Image Award?

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