After years of wanting to attend the annual ESSENCE Fest in NOLA, I finally get the chance as a Colgate Blogger Ambassador for Blogalicious. So excited!
The 6th Annual Essence Black Women in Hollywood Awards Luncheon took place yesterday afternoon, and by the looks of the photos and coverage I’ve been watching, it was EPIC!
Each year, Essence magazine celebrates Black women in television and film that have had an amazing body of work and who have helped shaped Hollywood, breaking barriers and taking names.
The women of Black Hollywood turned out yesterday for Essence magazine’s 4th annual Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon in Beverly Hills, where black actresses Loretta Divine, Jennifer Hudson, Angela Bassett, and Viola Davis were honored for their cinematic achievements.
When I saw a ‘Black Women Rule’ t-shirt being sold in the October issue of Essence magazine, I had to have it. It said everything that I felt in one sentence—we are bold, fearless, creative, exciting, beautiful, diverse, and yes, we rule! I wore the shirt to an event last week and was asked by […]
Actress Kerry Washington is so fabulous, it hurts. I remember when Kerry was starting out in her first flick, the Showtime movie ‘Lifted’. Now she has come into her own in the upcoming Tyler Perry film, For Colored Girls. In a Hollywood scene that is stockpiled with actresses and ingenues who are melanin challenged, Kerry’s […]
Essence Magazine is always in the forefront of fashion, fabulosity, and celebrity tea! And what better to celebrate their Black Women in Hollywood 2010 Luncheon than to give away free swag for a lucky recipient. The Black Women in Hollywood event is held every year around Oscar time and is sponsored by Essence Magazine and […]
All eyes were on the Sunset Tower Hotel yesterday as R&B veteran and songstress, Mary J. Blige was awarded an inaugural Essence Black Women in Music Award for her generous contribution to music. There were plenty of celebrities on hand to toast to Mary’s achievement. I have been a fan of Mary’s since she came […]
The hype has been building for Disneys latest blockbuster animated production, The Princess and The Frog. What’s more is the movie features the first ever African American Princess-Tiana- as the lead character. I know some of you may be reading this wondering what the big deal is, but to me, this is a huge statement […]