Awards - image award
2020
Image Award (NAACP)
Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series (Watchmen) / Entertainer of the Year
Nominated
2019
Image Award (NAACP)
Entertainer of the Year Award / Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture (If Beale Street Could Talk)
Nominated
2019
Image Award (NAACP)
Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Limited-Series or Dramatic Special (Seven Seconds)
Won
2018
Image Award (NAACP)
Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Limited Series or Dramatic Special (American Crime)
Nominated
2017
Image Award (NAACP)
Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Limited Series or Dramatic Special (American Crime) / Entertainer of the Year
Won / Nominated
2016
Image Award (NAACP)
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (American Crime)
Won
2015
Image Awards (NAACP)
Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special (The Gabby Douglas Story)
Nominated
2014
Image Awards (NAACP)
Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series (Southland)
Won / Nominated
2013
Image Awards (NAACP)
Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series (Southland)
Nominated
2012
Image Award (NAACP)
Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series (Southland)
Won
2011
Image Award (NAACP)
Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series (Southland)
Won
2010
Image Award (NAACP)
Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series (Southland)
Nominated
2005
Image Award (NAACP)
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture (Ray)
Won
2002
Black Reel Award
Theatrical - Best Actress (Down to Earth)
Nominated
2002
Image Award (NAACP)
Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture (Down to Earth)
Nominated
1999
Image Award (NAACP)
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Motion Picture (Enemy of the State)
Nominated
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