After Dark: Evening of Excellence

After Dark
ESSENCE.COM Sep, 21, 2010

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Honoree Sheila C. Johnson with her husband William T. Newman at the ESSENCE and Southern Company’s “Evening of Excellence” event held during Congressional Black Caucus weekend in Washington, D.C.

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D Nice kept everyone moving to the same beat at the “Evening of Excellence” event.

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“Real Housewives of DC” Stacie Turner and her husband Jason Turner at the ESSENCE and Southern Company’s “Evening of Excellence” event held during Congressional Black Caucus weekend.

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EnVogue brought some sizzle to the evening.

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Actress Kim Whitley sports a black and white ensemble on the red carpet.

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EnVogue shimmers bright as ever.

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A newly engaged Niecy Nash and with her handsome fiance Jay Tucker looked very much in love.

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Chris Womack, Honoree Warrick Dunn and ESSENCE’s President Michelle Ebanks pose on the red carpet.

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Honorees Holly Robinson-Peete and Rodney Peete stand in between Chris Womack and ESSENCE Magazine’s Editor-in-Chief Angela Burt-Murray.

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Honoree Warrick Dunn looks sharp in a charcoal gray suit.