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ESSENCE-REGINA KING, SANAA LATHAN AND ELAINE WELTEROTH CONFIRMED AS PRESENTERS FOR 2019 ESSENCE BLACK WOMEN IN HOLLYWOOD

Feb 20, 2019 | Featured, Press Alert | 0 comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

REGINA KING, SANAA LATHAN AND ELAINE WELTEROTH 
CONFIRMED AS PRESENTERS FOR
2019 ESSENCE BLACK WOMEN IN HOLLYWOOD AWARDS
CELEBRATING 
ART AND ACTIVISM,
FEBRUARY 21, 2019 
IN BEVERLY HILLS, CA

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AMBER RILEY TAKES THE STAGE FOR AN INCREDIBLE PERFORMANCE

#BlackWomenInHollywood

NEW YORK, NY (FEBRUARY 19, 2019)  Regina King, Sanaa Lathan and Elaine Welteroth have been confirmed as presenters for the 12th annual ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood Awards in Beverly Hills, CA on Thursday, February 21, 2019.  Adding to the ‘Black Girl Magic’ on stage will be a performance by award-winning singer and actress Amber Riley.  This year, ESSENCE celebrates the global influence of Hollywood’s leading female artist-activists and will honor actress Amandla Stenberg (“The Hate U Give”), actress/singer and author Jenifer Lewis (“Black-ish”), actress KiKi Layne (“If Beale Street Could Talk”) and actress Regina Hall (“Shaft”). The event will be hosted by singer/actress Kelly Rowland.
Join us for the #BlackWomenInHollywood Facebook live stream on Thursday, February 21st  at 11:15 AM PST. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @essence #BlackWomeninHollywood and join in on the discussion on Facebook.
The ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood Awards is presented by The Ford Motor Company and sponsored by AT&T, L’Oréal Paris, Walmart, Geico and Warner Bros.

About ESSENCE Communications Inc.

ESSENCE Communications is the number one media, technology and commerce company serving Black women and inspires a global audience of more than 17 million through diverse storytelling and immersive original content. With a multi-platform presence in publishing, experiential and online, ESSENCE encompasses its signature magazine; digital, video and social platforms; television specials; books; as well as live events, including Black Women in Music, Black Women in Hollywood, Street Style and the ESSENCE Festival. Essence Communications is owned by Essence Ventures, an independent Black-owned, technology-driven company focused on merging content, community and commerce to meet the evolving cultural and lifestyle needs of people of color.
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