Essence magazine announced its 2019 Black Women in Hollywood honorees via the following video yesterday (January 14):
NEW COVER ALERT! Meet our 2019 #BlackWomenInHollywood honorees: @MoreReginaHall, @amandlastenberg ,@JeniferLewis , & Kiki Layne. They’re a reminder that Black women are taking over Hollywood–not just with art, but also with activism. On stands 1/18. https://t.co/H6N6wjFKPM pic.twitter.com/FDP3ZGj79Y— ESSENCE (@Essence) January 14, 2019
The recipients—actresses Regina Hall (“Black Monday”), KiKi Layne (“If Beale Street Could Talk”), Jenifer Lewis (“Black-ish”) and Amandla Stenberg (“The Hate U Give”)—also grace the cover of Essence’s upcoming Film Noir issue. Visit Essence.com to see the photoshoot and conversations with the performers about their varied paths through the entertainment industry, then catch the print edition on January 25.