Black Girl Magic on Essence Magazine Black Carpet
The event, held during Oscar’s week each year, celebrates the accomplishments of black, powerhouse women in the entertainment industry. This year’s honorees were “Black-ish” star Tracee Ellis Ross, entertainment lawyer Nina Shaw, and producer, director, choreographer, and actress Debbie Allen.
Attendees and presenters at the star-studded luncheon included Oprah Winfrey, Shonda Rhimes, Zendaya, Nick Cannon, and Chris Rock. Amber Riley, Issa Rae, Lena Waithe, and Yvette Nicole Brown stopped by on the carpet to speak their minds and share their incredibly positive energy.
Check out the video above to see what these ladies love about fierce and fabulous black women, their thoughts on #OscarsSoWhite, and even a few opinions on presidential candidate, Be