By Bad Seed
ESSENCE MAGAZINE CELEBRATES
BLACK WOMEN IN HOLLYWOOD WITH LUNCHEON
HONORING RUBY DEE, JADA PINKETT SMITH,
SUZANNE DE PASSE & JURNEE SMOLLETT
ESSENCE magazine, the preeminent lifestyle magazine for African-American women, will celebrate some of Tinsel Town's best with the first annual ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon, taking place during Oscar Week on Thursday, February 21, in Los Angeles at the Beverly Hills Hotel. The star-studded event will honor three of Hollywood's finest who have helped to change and inspire positive images of Black women in television and film—both in front of the camera and behind-the-scenes. The ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon commemorates ESSENCE magazine's annual Hollywood issue.
INTERVIEW & B-Roll: Jada Pinkett Smith, Will Smith, Ruby Dee, Suzanne de Passe, Jurnee Smollett, Kerry Washington, Macy Gray, Tracee Ellis Ross, Vivica Fox, Vanessa Williams, Raven Symone, Paula Patton, Quincy Jones, Lisa Raye McCoy Misic, Garcelle Beauvais Nillon, Jaci Reid, Regina King, Sally Richardson, Taraji Henson, Tichina Arnold, Elise Neal, Regina Hall, Rashida Jones, Regina Hall, Nicole Brown, Jennifer Lewis, Lorrie Bartlett and more.
A BlackTree Media Production
Produced by Jamaal Finkley
Camera Ron Hart
Personality Ms. Patricia Cage