Black Women in Hollywood - Red Carpet Gallery

Black Women in Hollywood - Red Carpet Gallery
ESSENCE.COM Sep, 05, 2008

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A glamorous Jada Pinkett Smith arrives at the First Annual ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon, where she received an award in the Film category.

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Actor Will Smith, who ranks #1 on the Black Hollywood Power List, is all smiles in support of his wife Jada being honored.

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Actress Kerry Washington joins the lavish affair. Read our exclusive interview with Kerry on life in Hollywood.

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The legendary Quincy Jones works his way to the luncheon. He also graces the cover of ESSENCE’s March issue

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Visionary Award recipient Suzanne de Passe lights up the red carpet.

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Actress Holly Robinson Peete strikes a pose.

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Actress Pauletta Washington makes her way to the luncheon. One of her most famous roles is being the wife of actor Denzel Washington.

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Actress Regina Hall is stunning in her detailed suit

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Actress, comedian and television host Niecy Nash brightens up the red carpet with her signature flower to match.

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Actress Salli Richardson makes a graceful entrance.

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Michelle Ebanks, President Essence Communications Inc. welcomes Legend Award recipient Ruby Dee to the luncheon.

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Actress Kimberly Elise strolls to the luncheon.

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Actress Sanaa Lathan smiles sweetly as she makes her way inside.

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Veteran actress Regina King takes a break from acting and voiceovers to attend the event.

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Star Jones steps out in style.

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Actress Nicki Micheaux happily joins the celebration of Black women in Hollywood.

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Actress Regina Taylor eases on down the red carpet.

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Rashida Jones happily enters the luncheon.

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Actress Lela Rochon keeps warm and smiles bright.

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Cookie Johnson and actress LaTanya Richardson share a smile, sans their famous husbands Magic Johnson and Samuel L. Jackson.

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