Ava DuVernay, Alfre Woodward, Billy Porter and Issa Rae have also been added to the program, rounding out a star-studded line up of presenters.
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ESSENCE Black Women In Hollywood Awards To Honor 'Pose' Series, Melina Matsoukas, Niecy Nash & Lashana Lynch
The annual celebration will shine a spotlight on several Black women in Hollywood who are owning their narrative and transforming the art of storytelling.
"I led in that room with the absolute truth and it freed me in a way that I have never been freed before," she told ESSENCE six years later.
The "Modern Family" actress has reportedly met with NBC and production company, Fremantle, to discuss joining the show and other projects.
Three women share how stepping outside of their regular jobs to learn something new helped them further their career
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The actress was fired for allegedly having "too Black" hairstyles along with being too difficult for pointing out the reality show's toxic and insensitive work environment.
'When They See Us' Director Ava DuVernay Uses Gotham Awards Acceptance Speech To Give Tips To Other Directors
The Black Women in Hollywood honoree took home the Breakthrough Series – Long Form Award for her Netflix hit.
Harrison's gorgeous illustrations show the versatility of Black women's hair. Union was recently dropped as a judge on "America’s Got Challenge" amid criticism of her hairstyles being “too Black.”
The comedic actress and TV host wants to help you get your dating life all the way together.
The man behind the look explains the hair that blew everyone away at the annual fundraiser.
Jamie Foxx, Regina King, Keke Palmer, Eddie Murphy and more were spotted at the black-tie gala.
“My goal is to provide young children with a path toward seeing their own beauty."
From New York to Los Angeles, filmmakers Lena Waithe and Melina Matsoukas are gearing up for their movie debut with special screenings.
The annual benefit event is a celebration of arts education and those who continue to exemplify what is possible when you aim for excellence.