1/2/2013, 11:02 a.m.
Amber Books, the award-winning imprint of Amber Communications Group, Inc. headed by Tony Rose, was among the NAACP Image Award nominees for Best Literary Work - Youth / Teens, for its title Obama Talks Back: Global Lessons - A Dialogue with America’s Young Leaders.
“We are extremely excited and honored,” stated Tony Rose, publisher/CEO, Amber Communications Group, Inc. “President Obama has touched the lives of young people and has sought to continue that inspiration by maintaining an engaged relationship with our nation’s youth.”
Obama Talks Back: Global Lessons - A Dialogue with America’s Young Leaders is a collection of students’ letters accompanied by President Obama’s responses, speeches, public statements and quotations during his presidency.
The NAACP Image Awards celebrates the accomplishments of people of color in the fields of television, music, literature and film and also honors individuals or groups who promote social justice through creative endeavors.
“We are proud to celebrate the artists and activists who use their craft to share positive images of our culture,” NAACP Chairman Roslyn M. Brock stated. “The artistic community is an important ally for social justice, and the NAACP Image Awards provides an excellent venue to recognize those who make a difference through art and activism.”