A press release from the 2023 NAACP Image Awards has named Queen Latifah as the host of this year’s event. The actress and artist said: “It's an honor to host the 54th NAACP Image Awards, especially in the year we are celebrating 50 years of Hip Hop… This is a night to celebrate Black excellence and Black contribution to our industry and beyond.” Latifah is nominated for an Image Award for her role on CBS’s “The Equalizer.” You can catch the ceremony streaming live on BET at 8pm on February 25th. (News8000)