Former Gossip Girl guest and former One Life to Live star Tika Sumpter was among the celebrities who turned out for the 5th Annual Essence Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon on February 25, in Beverly Hills. The event also featured such stars as The Young and the Restless’ Tatyana Ali, former The Talk co-host Holly Robinson Peete, The Help’s Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer and Grey’s Anatomy’s Chandra Wilson and James Pickens Jr. See more photos after the jump! READ MORE
The Young and the Restless’ Tatyana Ali and All My Children’s Emerson Brooks took home Outstanding Actress and Outstanding Actor awards at the 2012 NAACP Image Awards on February 17. It was also a big night for The Help, which won Outstanding Motion Picture and earned awards for Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer in Outstanding Actress and Outstanding Supporting Actress respectively.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and Tyler Perry’s House of Paynewon in the drama and comedy categories. Oprah’s Lifeclass beat out the competition for Outstanding Talk Series. For the full list of 2012 NAACP Image Award winners visit Zap2it. See more photos from the award show after the jump!