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MORE FLICKS: Black Women In Hollywood Luncheon

We brought you the first pics from the ESSENCE Black Women In Hollywood Luncheon yesterday straight from the scene of the red carpet.  And now here's more pics from the fabulous event:

Jada Pinkett Smith showed off her beautiful bod and skin in this blousy and beaded trim draped dress.  Cute.  She was there to present honoree Queen Latifah with an award.  And everyone was there from Hollywood veterans like Mrs. Smith...

To the youngins like KeKe Palmer, Kyla Pratt, Gabby Sidibe, and the Mowry Twins (who are vets even at their young age). Tons more pics when you read the rest...

Beautiful.

Common and Serena walked into the event separately.

Serena Williams rocked a whole cream look on the red carpet.  Not loving her wig, but she's fab nonetheless.

Still not living Joy Bryant's Rachel Roy outfit.

Honoree Cicely Tyson got colorful.

Nia Long rocked a silver and gold dress with cream shooties.  LOVE Nia's whole look.  Stunning.

Victoria Rowell went with a vintagy look of a semi-full skirt and beret.

Pretty creamish gold frock for Jada.

And it must have been the color of the day as Zoe rocked a Valentino sheer ruffled flirty cocktail dress in the same color family. And matching nude Louboutin sandals.

Queen Latifah looked very ice in her cream suit.

Honoree Gabby Sidibe got emeraldy.

Honoree MJB rocked a light aqua fitted one shoulder dress.

Garcelle Beauvais rocked a nice satin slate colored dress.

Vivica Fox got fab in Naeem Khan.

And Taraji looked nice as usual.

Youngins KeKe and Kyla looked fabulous.  Loving the dress Kyla.

Cutie Paula Patton showed off her baby bump in Carolina Herrera.

LeLa Rochon killed it with the curves.

Malinda Williams looked nice in Nicole Miller.

Cute look for Tatyana.

Tachina rocked a white strapless dress with a ruffled hem.

LeToya Luckett rocked a bright flirty ruffled trim dress.  Very cute.

Tracee Ellis Ross was in the mix in my fave Casadei pumps.

Shaunie O'Neal was in the mix.

Great look for Keri.  The Marc Jacobs pants and Dries Van Noten jacket work for her.  One of my fave looks of the luncheon along with Nia's, Kyla's, and Tia and Tamera Mowry's.

Laila Ali got cutesy in black and white polka dots.

Lawrence Fishburne repped for the fellas.

And a pic from the inside of a teary eyed Jada presenting her long time friend Queen Latifah with her award.  Sweet.

The ladies all looked amazing. And here's some pics from YBF's own red carpet coverage and a few celebs' twitpics:

Photog: TheYBF.com/Mayer

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I actually think that it is

I actually think that it is really hypocritical that these women are having a luncheon for just black women. Doesn't this just encourage the segregation of different races? I know they want to acknowledge and congratulate on achievements, but if white ladies threw a luncheon for only white women it would be classed as racism. I just really don't understand why different races need to segregate themselves, its unnecessary, and I then find its them that are being racist. Fine if they want to celebrate black women but why can't they invite fellow celebrities (of different race) to congratulate them on their achievements? BrittBeauty3 is a perfect example of what I'm talking about, why does race even have to be a factor considered in achievements
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@TrustMe~~~Took the words

@TrustMe~~~Took the words right out of my mouth! My sistahs STAND UP, INDEED :):)Lovely! Forget what you heard, Cicely Tyson may be rockin' a 'Floral Trifecta' BUT...her skin looks amazing....she is what...75, 76 years old? She looks AMAZING! KeKe Palmer's parents deserve an honorable mention because she is imo, always age appropriate and so cute. She's growin' up rather nicely.
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NIA LONG, ZOE, AND LATOYA

NIA LONG, ZOE, AND LATOYA LUCKETT LOOK GORGEOUG. BUT FOR THE MOST PART EVERYBODY LOOKS NICE.
DOO BETTER's picture

Tia was wearing her ring -

Tia was wearing her ring - its blocked out for some reason, everyone is gorgeous
Cool it doooowwwwn's picture

Kyla prego....someone should

Kyla prego....someone should tell her...
Cool it doooowwwwn's picture

nia long is one beauty that

nia long is one beauty that just never was. keke is well...i can't wait to see her blossom. vivica fox...she is ageing alright. what is she really? a success story or an illusion of it? i am getting the vibes that lady latifah is...not happy or is a lesbian. seems she drifting...hee! and she looks too severe. glad she looks young though!
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BLACK PEOPLE ARE THE MOST

BLACK PEOPLE ARE THE MOST BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE ON EARTH. PALE SKIN IS NOT IN!
BrittBeauty3's picture

BLACK PEOPLE ARE THE MOST

BLACK PEOPLE ARE THE MOST BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE ON EARTH. PERIOD.
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REALITY BOO YOUR IGNORANT! WE

REALITY BOO YOUR IGNORANT! WE NEED TO START GIVING EACH OTHER CREDIT BECAUSE BLACK IS BEAUTIFUL. NO ONE IS AS BEAUTIFUL AS THE BLACK RACE!
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YALL NEED TO STOP LYING 2

YALL NEED TO STOP LYING 2 YOURSELVES. YALL KNOW THE ONLY REASON YALL LIKE PRECIOUS SOOO MUCH IS CAUSE SHE BIG. IF ANYBODY ELSE HAD THAT FACE AND CLOTHS YALL WOULD GO OFF ON THEM YALL JUST PRECIOUS STANDS CAUSE SEEING A FAT UGLY BROAD ON TV MAKE YALL FAT INSECURE CHICKS FEEL BETTER BOUT YOURSELVES. IF SHE WAS SMALLER YALL WOULD BE STRAIGHT CLOWNING HER ASS. STOP BEING FOOLS JUST CAUSE SHE FAKE LIKE SHE HAPPY BEING BIG AND UGLY YALL FEEL LIKE YALL SHOULD FEEL BETTER ABOUT YOURSELVES. GET YOUR OWN CONFIDENCE WITHOUT FAKING LIKE THIS CHICK IS ATTRACTIVE...CMMON SON SHE LOOKS JUST LIKE MIGHTY JOE YOUNG AND I DEAR ANY OF YALL TO SAY THAT SHE DON'T KEEP IT 100
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Love it, beautiful black

Love it, beautiful black women all around in hollywood, no shade here. keep doing your thing women and stay on your grind and continue to be black, ageless and fabulous
binky's picture

I LOVE Jada's Hairstyle. It

I LOVE Jada's Hairstyle. It is very cute, chic, ethnic,diffrent and gives her some Height Also love Jada's Outfit MJ Looks great Tatiyana also looks wonderful.
Star's picture

Serena Tries too hard to get

Serena Tries too hard to get those Camera smiles, poses and smiling with the Eyes. LOL
Anonymous's picture

Way to go YBF with all of the

Way to go YBF with all of the pics of all of the beautiful Black people.
QueenFaith64's picture

Not trying to start nothing

Not trying to start nothing but where is Tia's ring at. I know why Malinda isn't wearing hers but Tia always seems to adore hers. Surprised she's not wearing it.
LAChick's picture

All these beautiful black

All these beautiful black women in one place, I can't take it! Love it!!!
Javo4k's picture

Everyone looks beautiful

Everyone looks beautiful especially Nia. She is flawless! One of my fav actresses.
Tiffany's picture

Great look for Keri. The

Great look for Keri. The Marc Jacobs jacket and pants work for her. One of my fave looks of the luncheon along with Nia’s, Kyla’s, and Tia and Tamera Mowry’s. __________________________________________________ me too
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Everyone looks really

Everyone looks really nice..except joy bryant...wtf!!!!!!!!!
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People always like

People always like celebrities, but I think those in uniform deserve more respect. They defend our country and safeguard our policy. Join bla ckmi lita ryf rie nds@c o m, show your love and respect to our military heroes.
lily's picture

THESE women looked

THESE women looked AMAZING!!!!! Black is helllllllla Beautiful...I love it!!!!
*Blank Stare*'s picture

They all look so cute. Love

They all look so cute. Love Nia's hair and outfit. Jada looks great...i like her hair up. I am sorry, but I don't care for Melinda's long hair. The twins looks GREAT. Keke and Latoya look sooo pretty!
de's picture

look at all these black

look at all these black women, we are soooo beautiful!
LAgirl's picture

EFF what you heard, we are

EFF what you heard, we are some BEAUTIFUL BLACK WOMEN. Everyone looks great from skin to clothes, luvs it!
Pheeling Phine's picture

Most of the ladies look

Most of the ladies look fabulous.
Miss GQ's picture

This post proves that Black

This post proves that Black women are the most beautiful women in the galaxy. YBF indeed!
APhatChick's picture

No wonder Will is fucking

No wonder Will is fucking Charlize Theron...Jada looks like a dude.
T's picture

Oh, and WTH is up with Joy

Oh, and WTH is up with Joy Bryant? I understand being "different", but her fashion never makes any sense. There's no rhyme or reason for it.
Lisa's picture

Was this supposed to be like

Was this supposed to be like Oprah's big weekend luncheon celebration a few years ago? Yes, 90% of the ladies look absolutely lovely. Loving Jada and Nia's dress, hair, and makeup. Too cute.
Lisa's picture

GORGEOUS! Where was Michy O.?

GORGEOUS! Where was Michy O.? (Michelle Obama)
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GORGEOUS! Where was Michy O.?

GORGEOUS! Where was Michy O.? (Michelle Obama)
BelleBelleBeautifulBonita's picture

EVERYONE LOOKS

EVERYONE LOOKS FABULOUS!!!!....WITH THE EXCEPTION OF JOY BRYANT.
keqi's picture

Black is so

Black is so beautiful!!!!!!!!!! All of them look amazing and their complexions are flawless. Hair and outfits to die for. I love it all!
Nina's picture

Honestly Natasha Jada Pinkett

Honestly Natasha Jada Pinkett Smith is crying because she just lost her dad!!! Not because of Queen Latifah
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I think every single one of

I think every single one of the ladies rocked it, yeah Cream/Ivory seemed to be the theme of the night and it worked on all. Everyone brought their A game, proud of my ladies, strong, confident and absolutely gorgeous.
Gypsy's picture

I love love this posting

I love love this posting Natasha. Its soo empowering to see all these beautiful black women of every shade,size and age. They all look beautiful. Black is beautiful despite what society has to say.
PlainJane's picture

I'm loving Nia's whole look,

I'm loving Nia's whole look, nobody rocks a chic, short cut like she does. Werk! Mary shuts it down, I'm loving the dress. Everyone else looks great, as well. All this Black female empowerement is so awesome.
Truth's picture

I'm glad Zoe was an honoree

I'm glad Zoe was an honoree at this event. Now all the "Latinos" who want us to believe Zoe isn't black can see it for themselves. The reason some of these people are so adamant about calling Zoe a Latina and not black is because it probably gives them justification to deny their own blackness. Well chew on that people! Sorry to belabor the point about Zoe Saldana being black, but just had to put that out there.
Max's picture

This is the best I've seen

This is the best I've seen Gabby look in quite a few of her last outings! It looks like someone finally decided to stop dressing her like Big Mama on a wedding day.
Glo's picture

Sistas looking uber fab!!

Sistas looking uber fab!!
NO HATE!!!'s picture

damn dont you just love black

damn dont you just love black women!!! There was some questionable style but overall they were all pretty damn sexy!!!
Nicole's picture

Everyone looked fabulous.

Everyone looked fabulous. Very shocked by Tatyana's sophisticated look; she looks great.
Diva's picture

Jada and Nia!! Wow... they're

Jada and Nia!! Wow... they're GORGEOUS!! Wish I could see them in more movies, though -_- Letoya's makeup is flawless! SO MANY BEAUTIFUL BLACK WOMEN!!!
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*everyone

*everyone
everyone is entitled to their own opinion!'s picture

This was so

This was so refreshing....veryone looks so damn gorgeousssss!!! OMG top three: Zoe Saldana Mary J. Blige Nia Long they are sooooo fabbbb!!! I love it! I am so sorrryyy but Tracee Ellis Ross.....she looks the worst, I mean she looks better on Girlfriends....her outfit and hair coulda been better....maybe it was the lack of good make-up! but black women.....GORGEOUS nonetheless!
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Love Letoya's look and dress

Love Letoya's look and dress Nia Keri Mary Paula... oh man ... ALMOST everyone looks fab!
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Here's my take: Jada is

Here's my take: Jada is flawless. Beautiful skin. Love the outfit. Scrunched mouth in first photo not the greatest. Nice smile in second photo. Keke and "M" twins look great. Keke however, looks much older than her age. She looks as old as the "M" twins. Serena is doing the best she can with her masculine looks. "E" for effort. Joy looks like a thrift shop manequin. I love Cicely but who let her leave the house with the plant that was in her living room. They made a big stink about Aretha's hat at the Inauguration but this takes the CAKE! Nia is too old for that short handkerchief. She usually has better taste and she looks no where near 20. Do you know what a 20 year old looks like? She looks every bit her age. Love Victoria's look. Love Zoe in lace dress but face makeup is too white for rest of her body and she is naturally thin. Latifah looks like she's not happy with the way she looks. Gabby also looks very insecure. I would have gone with something hipper. Gabby's problem is that she has fame and no money. No money to hire a stylist to get her straight and obviously no contacts. She could look so much better with the right hair style, clothing and shoes. Mary J not a good look and the tatoos are horrendous. The Tats ruins it anytime she tries to appear elegant. Get them removed!!! Grac nice. Vivica a little round in the middle. Get rid of tat!!! Tarij, plain. Kyla looks like a runaway that a pimp put on a street corner. That long cheap looking wig and cheap polyster dress needs to go. She even looks disgusted with her look! Paula Patton looks classy but pregancy has done a number on her face. Pig looking. Lela needs to lose about 35lbs but nice dress. Malinda, the wig and dress have to go. The separation is not doing her well. Face in close up photo is gorgeous. Taytana flawless. Tochina nice. LeToya gorgeous. Great color on her. Tracee Ross looks crazed and her feet look like a size 15 from that angle. Shaunie looks matronly and Keri's outfit is a waste on her banging body. Now she can afford to show legs. Laila nice.
Anonymous's picture

WHAT THE HELL KINDA FACE IS

WHAT THE HELL KINDA FACE IS TRACEE MAKING?? LOL @CICELY TYSON...THE HAT, THE MAKEUP O LAWD HELP HER. GABBY AND THAT POSE...CUTE
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Vanity fair what?!?!?!? we

Vanity fair what?!?!?!? we are so beautiful.... Im about to go renew my essence subscription.... oh and to the ignoramus' with only evil to share... go pick up a vanity fair. seems like you share their vision...
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