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OITNB's Laverne Cox, Danielle Brooks, & Samira Wiley Glam Up for NAACP Image Awards 2018

Laverne Cox, Danielle Brooks, and Samira Wiley are all glammed up for the red carpet at the 2018 NAACP Image Awards at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on Monday (January 15) in Pasadena, Calif.

Danielle was nominated for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series for her work on Orange Is the New Black while Samira, who used to star on the Netflix series, was nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for The Handmaid’s Tale.

Also in attendance were Samira‘s wife Lauren Morelli, a writer on Orange.

Brother and sister Jussie Smollett and Jurnee Smollett-Bell walked the carpet together and other stars at the show included Sonequa Martin-Green, Rutina Wesley, and Bianca Lawson.

FYI: Laverne is wearing an Abyss by Abby dress, Stuart Weitzman shoes, a Lilian Afshar clutch, and jewelry by BaubleBar and H. Stern. Danielle is wearing a Michael Costello dress, Shoes of Prey shoes, Lane Bryant underpinnings, an Amanda Pearl clutch and jewelry, and Samira 13 jewelry. Samira is wearing a Romona Keveza dress, Marli New York diamond earrings and ring, and a Dvani black diamond bracelet. Sonequa is wearing a Dior dress. Bianca is wearing a Needle & Thread dress. Jurnee is wearing a Costarellos gown with Sophia Webster heels.

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Halle Berry Wows in Sheer Gown at NAACP Image Awards 2018

Halle Berry looks gorgeous on the red carpet at the 2018 NAACP Image Awards at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on Monday (January 15) in Pasadena, Calif.

The 51-year-old Oscar-winning actress stunned in a sheer gown. She was nominated for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture for her work in Kidnap, but lost to Octavia Spencer for Gifted.

Earlier in the day, Halle marked Martin Luther King Day with a touching post.

“I have a dream today… And Martin Luther King had a dream of universal peace for all of us. I pray we can find more ways to come together this year and get closer to living HIS DREAM! I ask all of you to find a way today to uplift Dr. King’s legacy! Happy MLK Day!” she tweeted.

FYI: Halle is wearing a Reem Acra gown.

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Tracee Ellis Ross & Issa Rae Bring the Sparkles to NAACP Image Awards 2018!

Tracee Ellis Ross and Issa Rae walk the red carpet at the 2018 NAACP Image Awards at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on Monday (January 15) in Pasadena, Calif.

The ladies both stunned in sparkles for the annual event.

Also in attendance were Issa‘s Insecure co-star Yvonne Orji, The Carmichael Show‘s Loretta Devine, ClawsNiecy Nash, and The Mayor‘s Yvette Nicole Brown.

Tracee, Issa, Loretta, and Niecy are all nominated for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series while Yvette was up for Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance and Yvonne was nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series.

FYI: Tracee is wearing a Narciso Rodriguez dress, a Tyler Ellis clutch, and Tiffany & Co. jewelry. Issa is wearing a Marc Jacobs dress and Tiffany & Co. jewelry.

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Kerry Washington Stuns on NAACP Image Awards 2018 Red Carpet!

Kerry Washington looks beautiful on the red carpet at the 2018 NAACP Image Awards at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on Monday (January 15) in Pasadena, Calif.

The 40-year-old actress is attending the event as a double nominee.

Kerry is up for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series for her work on Scandal and Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance for her voice work in Cars 3.

Earlier in the day, the Kingdom Day Parade was held in support of Martin Luther King Jr. Day and while Kerry wasn’t able to attend, she sent her support.

“I will be filming! But with you in spirit. My LA people!!!!! Show up. And show out with @SenKamalaHarris #MLKday,” she tweeted.

FYI: Kerry is wearing a custom Michael Kors dress, Giuseppe Zanotti shoes, and jewelry by Atelier Tasaki x Prabal Gurung.

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