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Still Reveling in Joy From ESSENCE’s Black Women in Hollywood 2016

Every single time I’ve gone to the ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon, I’ve floated away from it. No, I don’t walk away from there. I glide on clouds because that room is nothing short of spell-binding. It puts you in a high that you can’t come down from for …

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Luvvie and Lupita Nyongo
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Lupita, Shonda and the 2015 ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon

My favorite event of the year is the ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon. I’ve gone three out of the last four years and there is no other space that feels as supportive, inspiring and epic as this one. There’s something incredibly special about how accessible the celebrities who come …

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The ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon Was Magic!

If I could have written this in glitter font, I would have. And you know how I feel about glitter (it reminds me of MySpace and BlackPlanet days of yore where our text shouted out at everyone). But I just feel all glittery and shiny about the ESSENCE Black Women …

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2012 BWIHLuncheon
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I’m in LA for the 2014 ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon!

Hey folks! I’m super excited to be in Los Angeles right now because I’ll be covering the ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon tomorrow (Thursday, February 27)! It’s such an amazing event and I was at the 2012 luncheon where Kerry Washington, Shonda Rhimes, Paula Patton and Pam Grier were …

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Luvvie meeting Adepero Oduye
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My 5 Favorite Celebrities I Met Outside of the Red Carpet in Los Angeles

The past week has truly been EPIC in every way for Afrobella and I. Our trip to LA for the Academy Awards went beyond the show itself. We got the chance to go to several events with Stephanie Frederic of FGW Productions in the days leading up to the Oscars and …

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