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Samuel L Jackson To Receive Honor at NAACP Image Awards ‘exemplary public service’

Samuel L. Jackson to receive honor at NAACP Image Awards.

Here’s Leon W. Russell, chairman of the NAACP National Board of Directors statement:

“Many might not know that prior to his acting career, Jackson was a staunch activist during the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s, even serving as an usher at Martin Luther King Jr.’s funeral,” “His continued public service and advocacy for social change make him an excellent recipient for the Chairman’s Award.”

Samuel L. Jackson, appeared in more than 100 films.

The 53rd NAACP Image Awards Will Air February 26th 8/7c on BET.

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