Gurira Wins Award For Black Panther Role

The Zimbabwean Hollywood based actor, Danai Gurira, has won an Outstanding Supporting Actress award for her role in Black Panther at the 50th NAACP Image Awards. The winners were announced on the 30th of March during the live broadcast on TV One from The Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.

 

The 41 year old Gurira received the award for portraying Okoye in the most successful film Black Panther. Gurira was also among the multiple principal actors and performers in a motion picture for the movie. The film was named best motion picture.

At the same occasion, Beyoncé was honored as the NAACP Entertainer of the Year whilst Congresswoman Maxine Waters was presented the NAACP Chairman’s Award.

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