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Essence Announces Black Women in Hollywood Honorees

Kerry Washington, Octavia Spencer, Pam Grier, Paula Patton, and Shonda Rhimes will be the honorees at this year’s Essence Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon. The fifth incarnation of the annual event will be held February 23rd at the Beverly Hill Hotel.

“Black women actors, writers, directors and producers still lack diverse opportunities in Hollywood and, unfortunately, are often overlooked during awards season,” says Essence Editor-in-Chief Constance White. “The ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon exists to provide a fitting tribute to the brilliant talent and accomplishments of African-American trailblazers like Kerry, Pam, Paula, Octavia and Shonda and celebrate their collective work as an inspiration for generations to come.”

Essence plans to stream an hour of red carpet coverage of the event on its website.

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Lauren Berger Writes New Book for Young People Entering "Real World"

Lauren Berger Welcome to the Real WorldCareer Expert, Lauren Berger, releases her second book, Welcome to the Real World: Finding Your Place, Perfecting Your Work, and Turning Your Job Into Your Dream Career (Harper Business), on April 22nd. In this book, Berger shares everything she wishes someone told her after graduation. Her book is the essential guide to anyone starting their first, second, or third job. She encourages readers to be fearless, step outside of their comfort zones, and go after what they want.

Win Tickets to GLAAD Media Awards Show

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20th Annual GLAAD Media Awards
April 18, 2009
Nokia Theatre L.A. Live

The GLAAD Media Awards recognize and honor media for their fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community and the issues that affect their lives.

Honoring Kathy Griffin, Rt. Rev V. Gene Robinson and The L Word
Special Appearances By: Jennifer Beals, Ilene Chaiken, Wilson Cruz, Alan Cumming, Thea Gill, Pam Grier, TR Knight, Megan Mullally, Peter Paige, George Takei, Bruno Tonioli, Gus Van Sant, and many more!

Event Details:

5:00 pm Cocktail Reception & Silent Auction
7:00 pm GLAAD Media Awards Show
9:00 pm VIP Dinner & After Party
For Tickets and Information Visit Here.

Live & Silent Auction
Preview this year’s live and silent auction items, donate or place a proxy bid, go here.

Be the first person to send us an email with “Go GLAAD” in the subject and a pair of tickets to the event is yours.