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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex received the distinguished President’s Award at the ceremony.
The show also featured appearances from Issa Rae, Tiffany Haddish, LL Cool J, and even some royalty.
"A healthy society does not ban ideas,” the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist said as she accepted the Social Justice Impact Award at the ceremony.
The ceremony kicked off after a week of virtual award shows leading up to the big event.
"It's a true honor," the Duke and Duchess of Sussex said in a statement on Thursday.
Netflix could be a dominant force at next month’s 53rd NAACP Image Awards.
"Her courage ... it’s contagious," the former first lady said of the Georgia Democrat, who received the NAACP's first-ever Social Justice Impact Award.
The music icon earned four wins for the 2021 event.
The "Cuz I Love You" singer celebrated Blackness and body positivity during her speech on stage at the ceremony held in Pasadena, California.