Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Hollywood News: Quvenzhane Wallis Among Essence Black Women in Hollywood Honorees


Not many young black actresses are so fortunate to be honored among other African American celebrities like Quvenzhane Wallis.   We want to encourage you mothers to believe in your daughters.  There could be many more young black girls exploring their talent, whether in the arts or sciences, but really many of them are not taught to have confidence in themselves.  If you begin showing them positive examples like Wallis, then we will begin to see more successful young girls.

The 9-year-old movie star, Quvenzhane Wallis can be seen in 'Beast of the Southern Wild.'  According to The Hollywood Reporter, she will be honored among other black celebrities like Oprah Winfrey, Alfre Woodard, Gabrielle Union and others at Essence Black Women in Hollywood luncheon. The event will be in February, which will most likely be exciting for our sisters whom will be blessed to attend.

Quvenzhane Wallis, Oprah Winfrey Among Essence Black Women in Hollywood Honorees

Oscar nominee Quvenzhane Wallis, the 9-year-old star of Sundance breakout Beasts of the Southern Wild, is continuing to see her star rise and will be honored at the upcoming Essence Black Women in Hollywood luncheon.

The sixth annual event, set for Feb. 21 at the Beverly Hills Hotel, also will fete Oprah Winfrey with the Power Award, Alfre Woodard with the...Read full article, here.

 

 Source and Photo: TheHollywoodReporter.com

 

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