The 2021 NAACP Image Awards has announced this year’s
winners across more than 60 categories in streaming presentations across five
nights ahead of the awards’ live show on Saturday night, reports

On Monday, the NAACP presented awards in a number of literary
and documentary categories as well as two special awards for activist and youth
activist of the year.

Among the winners were John Lewis: Good Trouble for
best documentary (film) and The Last Dance for best
documentary (TV — series or special).

In addition, Keith McQuirter won best directing for a
documentary (TV or motion picture) for By Whatever Means Necessary: The
Times of Godfather of Harlem
, while Melissa Haizlip won best writing in a
documentary (TV or motion picture) for Mr. SOUL!

Barack Obama was among the winners in the literary
categories. The former president’s memoir A Promised Land was
named best nonfiction literary work during Monday night’s show.

The virtual, non-televised presentations will continue
through Friday before the live show airs on BET and across ViacomCBS’ networks
including CBS, VH1 and MTV on Saturday, March 27 at 8 p.m.