Mary J. Blige was there to help honor the "What Men Want" star, saying, "She’s helped me through so many things and brought sunshine to my darkest days."
2019 ESSENCE Black Women In Hollywood honoree Jenifer Lewis has certainly earned her title as "The Mother of Black Hollywood." Which character was your favorite?
ESSENCE Black Women In Hollywood Awards To Honor Amandla Stenberg, Jenifer Lewis, Kiki Layne & Regina Hall
The 2019 honorees embody this year's timely event theme, The Power of Our Presence: Art & Activism.
Black Filmmakers Made History In 2018, But Hollywood Is Still Dropping The Ball When It Comes To Women Directors
A new study is shining even more light on Hollywood's glaring problem with providing equal opportunities for women behind the camera.