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Fearless women rule at Black Women in Hollywood Awards luncheon
Fearless women rule at Black Women in Hollywood Awards luncheon

The event: At Thursday’s Black Women in Hollywood Awards luncheon, Essence Magazine honored actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw of “Belle” and “Beyond the Lights"; actress-director Regina King of “Ray,” “Southland” and “Jerry Maguire"; Oscar-nominated costume designer Ruth Carter; newcomer Iman Milner; and cast members of “Orange Is the New Black:” Adrienne Moore, Danielle Brooks, Laverne Cox, Lorraine Toussaint, Samira Wiley, Uzo Aduba and Vicky Jeudy. The scene: Standing ovations, shouts of encouragement from the audience and emotional acceptance speeches set the day’s tone. “I was already crying at my...

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