ESSENCE Magazine will honor leading actresses Kerry Washington, Paula Patton, Octavia Spencer and Pam Grier along with executive producer and screenwriter Shonda Rhimes at the 2012 Black Women in Hollywood event.
The luncheon will honor these amazing women on the week leading up to the Academy Awards on February 23, at the Beverly Hills Hotel. You catch all the fabulousity right here on ESSENCE.com, as we’ll be live streaming the red carpet from 11:30 am to 12:30pm PST.
Kerry Washington will be honored with the Vanguard Award for her impressive career. She’s set to star in the upcoming ABC drama “Scandal,” which will premiere in April, and Quentin Tarantino’s controversial new film, “Django Unchained,” opposite Jamie Foxx.