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Lupita Nyong’o, Angela Bassett, Yvonne Orji, Janelle Monae, Tiffany Haddish at 2018 Essence Black Women In Hollywood Oscars Luncheon



The 2018 Essence Black Women in Hollywood Oscars Luncheon held on Thursday (March 1) at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.

The event was attended by Janelle Monae, Tiffany Haddish, Sonequa Martin-Green, Susan Kelechi Watson, Jussie Smollett, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Yvonne Orji, Lupita Nyong’o, Amandla Stenberg, Lil Rel Howery, Mike Colter, Tina Knowles, Tessa Thompson, Danai Gurira, Angela Bassett, Gabourey Sidibe and many more.

See the photos below.

Lupita Nyong’o

Angela Bassett

Danai Gurira

Yvonne Orji

Tiffany Haddish

Janelle Mone

Tessa Thompson

LaLa Anthony

Tina Knowles-Lawson


Jackie Aina

Susan Kelechi Watson

Tia Mowry-Hardrict

Loni Love

Jurnee Smollett-Bell

Sonequa Martin-Green

June Ambrose

Bresha Webb

Antoinette Robertson

Yolonda Ross

Tiffany Boone

Ebonee Davis

Yvette Nicole Brown

Betty Gabriel

Gabourey Sidibe

Loretta Devine

Amandla Stenberg

Chef Huda

Sidra Smith

Danai Gurira, Angela Bassett and Sydelle Noel

Tia Mowry-Hardrict and Cory Hardrict

Cory Hardrict

Lil Rel Howery

Jussie Smollett

Mike Colter

Jay Ellis

Adrienne C. Moore

Ava DuVernay


Photo Credit: Getty Images/Phillip Faraone | Leon Bennett | Randy Shropshire | Aaron J. Thornton |


  1. Christopher Campbell

    March 2, 2018 at 9:35 am

    Nice one. ? ? ?

  2. Chibaby

    March 2, 2018 at 12:14 pm

    Orobo no dey reign again for real!!! See Loretta Devine and Gabourey Sidibe looking half their original sizes :O Drops plate of rice

  3. The Real Oma

    March 2, 2018 at 1:38 pm

    Lupiya o, your body is fireeee

  4. Temi

    March 2, 2018 at 2:04 pm

    I have a dream. That one day on this our continent of Africa, we will have an awards ceremony so credible, everyone will want to come because the work is do lit. Amen.

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