Rihanna's speech packed some serious punch (NAACP Image Awards.)

"Tell your friends to pull up".
Rihanna defiantly tells an unapologetically black audience to inform their non-black friends to "pull up" for black issues.

The Bajan beauty made her strong plea while accepting the President’s Award at the 51st Annual NAACP Image Awards over the weekend. She looked beautiful and did not come to play! I love that she rocks up everywhere with her mom. And that speech... so much swag and then some. I stan a very well spoken goddess.

Full speech:

Rihanna's dress was a Givenchy Spring 2020 couture: