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2021 NAACP Image Awards: The Jewish nominees, from Daveed Diggs to Doja Cat

 

February 12, 2021



(JTA) — Several Jewish stars are among the nominees for the 2021 NAACP Image Awards, which celebrate Black achievement in movies, television, music and literature.

The list announced Tuesday features a mix of familiar Jewish names, such as the often-awarded rapper Drake and TV star Tracee Ellis Ross, along with rising artists like actress Jurnee Smollett and rapper Doja Cat.

The ceremony will air virtually on March 27. Here are the Jews to know.

The stars

Jurnee Smollett received a nomination for her breakout role as Leti in “Lovecraft Country,” the HBO horror drama that received eigh...



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