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ESSENCE.COM Oct, 29, 2012

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Kerry Washington arrives on the red carpet for the 85th Annual Academy Awards in Hollywood, California.

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Jennifer Hudson attends the QVC Red Carpet Style Event in Beverly Hills.

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Nichole Galicia attends Lexus Short Film Series 'Life Is Amazing' presented by The Weinstein Company and Lexus at DGA Theater in Los Angeles.

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Octavia Spencer and Viola Davis attend the Women In Film's 6th Annual Pre-Oscar Party in Los Angeles.

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Ava DuVernay, director of Middle of Nowhere, attends the 2013 Film Independent Spirit Awards after-party at The Bungalow. Her film won the John Cassavetes Award for Films Made Under $500,000.

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Emayatzy Corinealdi walks the red carpet at the 2013 Film Independent Spirit Awards. The actress starred in the film Middle of Nowhere, which won the John Cassavetes Award for Films Made Under $500,000.

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ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood honoree Quvenzhane Wallis stands with her mother Qulyndreia and sister Qunyquekya at the 2013 Film Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica.

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Kerry Washington attends the 2013 Film Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica.

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Zoe Saldana and her sister Cisley attend the 2013 Film Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica.

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Common attends the 2013 Film Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica.

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Paula Patton attends the 2013 Film Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica.

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Chris Tucker attends the 2013 Film Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica.

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Rashida Jones attends the 2013 Film Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica.

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Hill Harper attends the 2013 Film Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica.