Time Inc.’s Essence announced the exceptional honorees for its 9th annual Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon. It’s about the spirit of diversity in one of Oscar week’s star-studded events.
The 2016 Black Women in Hollywood Award will be presented to powerhouse actress Tracee Ellis Ross (Fierce & Fearless Award); multi-talented producer, director and actress Debbie Allen (Legend Award); and entertainment attorney Nina Shaw (Lincoln Power Award). The event will take place on Thursday, February 25.
“We are delighted to continue the tradition of honoring exceptionally talented women who are making significant contributions as creators and performers in Hollywood,” noted Essence Editor-in-Chief Vanessa De Luca.
“At a time when the conversation about diversity in Hollywood remains prevalent, recognizing the indomitable power and presence of Tracee Ellis Ross, Debbie Allen and Nina Shaw at our annual Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon embraces an inclusive and diverse Hollywood community.”
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