The ESSENCE magazine Black women in Hollywood Luncheon aired on OWN over the weekend. The award ceremony celebrates the sistahs in front of the camera and behind who help to craft the images we enjoy.
The ceremony was inspiring and emotional. It was truly a joy to watch. In case you missed it on OWN, here are the highlights.
Lupita Nyong'o honored the cast of "Orange is the New Black"
Danielle Brooks ("Taystee") accepted the award on behalf of her castmates
Oprah Winfrey shares a poem Maya Angelou wrote for her
Ava DuVernay presents an award to 'Selma' costume director, Ruth Carter
Academy Award-nominated costume designer, Ruth Carter, accepts an award for her work
Emerging actress and direct, Iman N. Milner, accepts an award for her short film
David Oyelowo and his daughter, Zoe, present an award to Gugu Mbatha-Raw
GuGu Mbatha-Raw ("Belle," "Beyond the Lights") accepts an award
Regina King accepts the Fierce and Fearless Award
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