On the eve of ESSENCE Black Women In Hollywood, actress Alfre Woodard gathers stars in a similar fashion for a good ol ‘ sistah soiree. Photos from the annual event nearly broke the internet but to be honest, Woodard’s party has always been a Hollywood hit. Take a look down memory lane!
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So much black excellence in one room!
2 of 11 Todd Williamson
So much melanin and so much magic all in one room! Our cup of joy runneth over!
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On any given, each and every one of these facial expressions is a mood.
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Lean in ladies and show your sistas some love!
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Perfect poses for these divine divas!
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Ready for the good times to roll, these lovely ladies are all so stunning!
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Now this is how you party!
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This room is so lively it's beyond lit!
9 of 11 Casey Rodgers
These brown skinned beauties sure know how to gather and look gorgeous while doing it!
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Hollywood's hottest names like Angela Bassett, Tracee Ellis Ross, Nia Long, Kimberly Elise, Beverly Todd, Ruby Dee, CCH Pounder, Aisha Tyler, Jurnee Smollett, Taraji P. Henson, Loretta Devine, Alfree Woodard, Margaret Avery, Lorraine Touissant, Viola Davis, Regina Taylor, Gabourey Sidibe and LaTanya Richardson are sitting pretty and smiling bright!
11 of 11 Chris Weeks
Throwback! Tracee Ellis Ross, Regina Hall, Alfre Woodard, Regina Taylor and Regina King gather to toast to Black sisterhood and of course we love it!
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