Melanin Magic: Black Excellence Abounds At Essence Women In Hollywood Luncheon

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BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 01: (L-R) Tessa Thompson, Lena Waithe, Janelle Monae, Tiffany Haddish, Danai Gurira and Yvonne Orji onstage during the 2018 Essence Black Women In Hollywood Oscars Luncheon at Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel on March 1, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California.

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Lena Waithe, Tessa Thompson, Danai Gurira and Tiffany Haddish Honored At ESSENCE Women In Hollywood Luncheon

ESSENCE Magazine hosted their annual Women In Hollywood Luncheon Thursday at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel. This year’s honorees were Lena Waithe, Tessa Thompson, Danai Gurira and Tiffany Haddish.

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 01: Presenter Janelle Monae (L) and Honoree Tessa Thompson speak onstage during the 2018 Essence Black Women In Hollywood Oscars Luncheon at Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel on March 1, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California.

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Janelle Monae presented Tessa with her award.

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 01: Honoree Danai Gurira (L), and Presenter Lupita Nyong'o speak onstage during the 2018 Essence Black Women In Hollywood Oscars Luncheon at Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel on March 1, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California.

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Danai got hers from Lupita

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 01: Honoree Tiffany Haddish (L) and Presenter Lil Rel Howery speak onstage during the 2018 Essence Black Women In Hollywood Oscars Luncheon at Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel on March 1, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California.

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Lil Rel Howery, who played Tiffany’s ex-husband on “The Carmichael Show”presented her award.

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 01: Honoree Lena Waithe (L) and Presenter Angela Bassett speak onstage during the 2018 Essence Black Women In Hollywood Oscars Luncheon at Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel on March 1, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California.

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And Angela Bassett did the honors for Lena

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 01: Chloe Bailey x Halle Bailey perform onstage during the 2018 Essence Black Women In Hollywood Oscars Luncheon at Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel on March 1, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California.

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Chloe and Halle performed.

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