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Alfre Woodard's Pre-Oscars Sistahs Soiree Was The Love Fest Hollywood Needs 

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Danielle Kwateng-Clark and Crist
Mar, 01, 2018 6:06 PM UTC

You can literally see the joy bursting off the photos for Alfre Woodard’s 9th Annual Sistahs Soiree, hosted by Morgan Stanley. The pre-Oscars event is an intimate dinner with Black actresses who portrayed us accurately and beautifully in all their roles. We live for moments like this! And, as revealed by these photos, so do Woodard’s guests. 

So much black excellence in one room!

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