Not At the Show, But the After Party: Black Celebs Came Through for Oscar Parties

We couldn't help but notice that there were very few Black celebrities on the red carpet at the Oscars last night (hmm, we wonder why?). Never fear, they still showed up and showed out at all the parties that night. Talk about making a statement.

Joslyn Winkfield Feb, 29, 2016

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We couldn't help but notice that there were very few black celebrities on the red carpet at the Oscars last night (hmm, we wonder why???). Never fear, they still showed up and showed out at all the parties that night. Talk about making a statement.

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Thandie Newton arrives in style at the 2016 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted By Graydon Carter in Beverly Hills.

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Serena Williams arrives in style at the 2016 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted By Graydon Carter in Beverly Hills.

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Common arrives in style at the 2016 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted By Graydon Carter in Beverly Hills.

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Gabrielle Union arrives in style at the 2016 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted By Graydon Carter in Beverly Hills.

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Marlon Wayans arrives in style at the 2016 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted By Graydon Carter in Beverly Hills.

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Pharrell Williams and Helen Lasichanh arrive in style at the 2016 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted By Graydon Carter in Beverly Hills.

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Mary J. Blige arrives in style at the 2016 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted By Graydon Carter in Beverly Hills.

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Chanel Iman arrives in style at the 2016 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted By Graydon Carter in Beverly Hills.

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Jurnee Smollett-Bell and Josiah Bell arrive in style at the 2016 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted By Graydon Carter in Beverly Hills.

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Whoopi Goldberg and Alex Martin arrives in style at the 2016 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted By Graydon Carter in Beverly Hills.

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Anthony Mackie arrives in style at the 2016 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted By Graydon Carter in Beverly Hills.

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Jessica White arrives in style at the 2016 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted By Graydon Carter in Beverly Hills.

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Russell Simmons and model Lucy McIntosh arrive in style at the 2016 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted By Graydon Carter in Beverly Hills.

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Sanaa Lathan arrives in style at the 2016 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted By Graydon Carter in Beverly Hills.

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Kerry Washington arrives in style at the 2016 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted By Graydon Carter in Beverly Hills.

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Rosalie Rock, Chris Rock, and Megalyn Echikunwok arrive in style at the 2016 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted By Graydon Carter in Beverly Hills.

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Naomi Campbell arrives in style at the 2016 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted By Graydon Carter in Beverly Hills.

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Chrissy Teigen and John Legend arrives in style at the 2016 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted By Graydon Carter in Beverly Hills.

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Anthony Anderson comes correct at the Mercedes-Benz and African American Film Critics Association Oscar viewing party in Beverly Hills.

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Adina Porter comes correct at the Mercedes-Benz and African American Film Critics Association Oscar viewing party in Beverly Hills.

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Isaiah Mustafa comes correct at the Mercedes-Benz and African American Film Critics Association Oscar viewing party in Beverly Hills.

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Wesley Snipes comes correct at the Mercedes-Benz and African American Film Critics Association Oscar viewing party in Beverly Hills.

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Vanessa Bell Calloway correct at the Mercedes-Benz and African American Film Critics Association Oscar viewing party in Beverly Hills.

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Robi Reed comes correct at the Mercedes-Benz and African American Film Critics Association Oscar viewing party in Beverly Hills.

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Jamie Foxx comes correct at the Mercedes-Benz and African American Film Critics Association Oscar viewing party in Beverly Hills.

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Regina Taylor comes correct at the Mercedes-Benz and African American Film Critics Association Oscar viewing party in Beverly Hills.

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Tracee Ellis Ross comes correct at the Mercedes-Benz and African American Film Critics Association Oscar viewing party in Beverly Hills.

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Thandie Newton comes correct at the Mercedes-Benz and African American Film Critics Association Oscar viewing party in Beverly Hills.

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Kenya Moore comes correct at the Mercedes-Benz and African American Film Critics Association Oscar viewing party in Beverly Hills.

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Wesley Snipes and Jamie Foxx come correct at the Mercedes-Benz and African American Film Critics Association Oscar viewing party in Beverly Hills.

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Tracee Ellis Ross and Jamie Foxx come correct at the Mercedes-Benz and African American Film Critics Association Oscar viewing party in Beverly Hills.

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Adina Porter comes correct at the Mercedes-Benz and African American Film Critics Association Oscar viewing party in Beverly Hills.

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Kelly Rowland strikes a pose at the 2016 Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party in West Hollywood.

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Mary J. Blige strikes a pose at the 2016 Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party in West Hollywood.

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LaLa Anthony strikes a pose at the 2016 Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party in West Hollywood.

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Mariah Carey strikes a pose at the 2016 Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party in West Hollywood.

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J. Alexander strikes a pose at the 2016 Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party in West Hollywood.

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Lewis Hamilton and Hailey Baldwin strikes a pose at the 2016 Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party in West Hollywood.

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Kevin Hart and Naomi Campbell came ready to party at the 2016 Oscar Salute Hosted By Kevin Hart in Hollywood.

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Kelly Rowland came ready to party at the 2016 Oscar Salute Hosted By Kevin Hart in Hollywood.

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Vivica A. Fox came ready to party at the 2016 Oscar Salute Hosted By Kevin Hart in Hollywood.