Essence Black Women ...

Aja Naomi King, Issa Rae, Janelle Monae and Yara Shahidi honored at Essence Black Women in Hollywood Gala     If you missed the Sunday Image section of the Los Angeles Times on Mar. 12, here’s my story about Essence Magazine’s fabulous 10th anniversary...

Power 100 Women in E...

Over pastries and awards, honorees Tina Fey and Ryan Murphy talk about women in Hollywood       The 25th annual Women in Entertainment Breakfast brought together an invitation-only list of female power players to enjoy avocado on toast, frittata and pastries — and an...

Elle Women in Hollyw...

  Anna Kendrick, Amy Adams, Helen Mirren, Lupita Nyong’o, Kristen Stewart, Kathy Bates, Felicity Jones, Aja Naomi King honored at Elle Women in Hollywood Awards     Standing onstage before a gathering of the entertainment elite at the Oct. 24 Elle Women in Hollywood Awards,...

Children’s Def...

Matt Barnes, Chris Messina, Jordana Brewster, John Boyega, Conan O’Brien, Kamala Harris and J.J. Abrams Salute Students Who Beat the Odds     The event: Most Los Angeles awards dinners pay tribute to Hollywood stars, VIP business leaders or big-time philanthropists. But at the...