Whoopi Goldberg, Andra Day and Zendaya will be among the honorees at the current year’s Essence Black Women in Hollywood occasion, which will be live-streamed during Oscars week interestingly this year.
Substance on Tuesday reported the honorees for the fourteenth yearly function on April 22.
Notwithstanding the Emmy-, Grammy-, Oscar-and Tony-victor Goldberg and “Happiness” star Zendaya, they incorporate entertainer, vocalist and musician Cynthia Erivo and entertainer Michaela Coel.
Day, who is up for an Oscar a couple of days after the fact for playing the lead spot in “The United States versus Billie Holiday,” will likewise perform.
“Orange Is the New Black” entertainer Laverne Cox is set to have the occasion whose subject this year is “Dominating Our Stories,” with an attention on the versatility of Black ladies in Hollywood since its commencement and through the pandemic year.
“Substance has exhibited our obligation to featuring the force and strength of Black ladies for a very long time, and a piece of that has included setting out open doors to inspire and perceive each other when nobody else would,” Essence Chief Strategy and Engagement Officer Latraviette D. Smith-Wilson said in an articulation reporting the honorees.
The occasion, since 2008 a welcome just lunch get-together held during Oscars week, will look and feel more like different entertainment pageants in this manifestation, with a live-streamed function at Essence.com and EssenceStudios.com beginning at 7 p.m. EDT.