The March issue of Essence highlights Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon honorees Kerry Washington, Shonda Rhimes, Octavia Spencer, Paula Patton and Pam Grier. The luncheon is slated to take place Feb. 23 at the Beverly Hills Hotel.
“I think it’s a really special time to be a woman of color in this business,” says cover girl Washington. “The landscape of who has the power is changing. We are in more influential positions and are able to have a say in the stories that are told. I feel very lucky to be in the business now…”