Last week ESSENCE celebrated some of the most talented, intelligent, and beautiful women at the 5th Annual Essence Black Women in Hollywood luncheon held at the Beverly Hills Hotel. This annual event, sponsored by Lincoln, was an inspirational and motivating luncheon. Jones was excited to witness all of the memorable excitement on Thursday.
Some of the many highlights of the event include, Oscar nominee Octavia Spencer from “The Help” along with actresses Pam Grier, Paula Patton, and Kerry Washington being honored. Lincoln also presented the Visionary Award to Shonda Rhimes, creator and executive producer of the television hit series “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Private Practice.”
Other celebs in attendance were Kelly Rowland, Jordin Sparks, Tatyana Ali, Sharon Neal, and Tasha Smith just to name a few. It was a historical day in Hollywood.