The Women of ‘Pose,’ Niecy Nash & More Honored at Essence’s Black Women In Hollywood Soiree [Photos/Videos]

Posted February 6, 2020
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We told you last month that Essence was set to honor several women including Niecy Nash, Melina MatsoukasLashana Lynch and the women of ‘Pose’ including Janet Mock, Mj Rodriguez, Indya Moore, Dominique Jackson, Angelica Ross and Hailie Sahar at their annual Black Women In Hollywood Awards.

Well, Thursday night (Feb. 6) the event went down, and all of the ladies showed up and showed out.

In addition to the honorees, attendees included ‘The Real Housewives of Atlanta‘s Kandi Burruss, Eva Marcille, Cynthia Bailey, ‘The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills‘ newest addition Garcelle Beauvais, Issa Rae, Billy Porter, Gabrielle Union, Kerry Washington, Janelle Monae and many more.

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🍑’s & a💎 @evamarcille @kandi @garcelle & me #blackwomeninhollywood @essence #bravosisters

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chair didn’t want to let me be great. pushed thru tho😜 @essence #womenempowerment #blackwomeninhollywood

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Always good to stand next to a winner! Hopefully it’ll rub off on me. @msmelina I hope you continue to win in everything you do! #essence #BlackWomenInHollywood

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@theebillyporter had us all in tears. ❤️ #blackwomeninhollywood

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Our 2020 #BlackWomenInHollywood honorees! 👑✨

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“Black Hollywood is the most impactful group you will ever come across.” – @IssaRae #BlackWomenInHollywood

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Can we talk about how amazing @garcelle looks?! She will always be “Fancy” to us. 😍 #blackwomeninhollywood

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#BlackWomenInHollywood photo booth moments > (📸: @michaelrowephoto)

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“Black trans girls and Black trans women are worthy of our protection and care.” – @janetmock #BlackWomenInHollywood

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When the daily onslaught of white supremacy gets to be too much, remember the words @ava shared with @msmelina, “Don’t let them steal your joy.” #BlackWomenInHollywood

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We must include Black trans and queer people. PERIOD. #BlackWomenInHollywood 🗣 @janetmock

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Even @IssaRae knows what it feels like to be the “ugly friend” 😂 Her intro for her good friend @msmelina was one of the highlights of #BlackWomenInHollywood this year.

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Currently basking in the beauty that is @kerrywashington 😍 #BlackWomenInHollywood

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@issarae and @msmelina better get it! #blackwomeninhollywood

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“Black people are Hollywood. Black people are pop culture.” #Period @theebillyporter #BlackWomenInHollywood

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@PoseonFX x #BlackWomenInHollywood = 🔥(📸: Getty)

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A few of our fave ATL Housewives! #BlackWomenInHollywood ✨ (📸: @michaelrowephoto)

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Can we talk about the amount of talent in this one photo? 🔥 #BlackWomenInHollywood

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You never know who you may run into on the #BlackWomenInHollywood red carpet!

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You can check out more snaps over at Essence’s official Instagram HERE.

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