The 31-year-old actress was joined by her Birth of a Nation co-star Nate Parker at the fashion event.
FYI: Aja is wearing a Prabal Gurung gown, a Rauwolf clutch, Le Vian diamond earrings and dark gold specchio sultry Stuart Weitzman sandals. Nate is wearing a Calvin Klein Collection charcoal notch lapel wool silk tuxedo, white dress shirt and black satin tie.
Set against the antebellum South, The Birth of a Nation follows Nat Turner (Parker), a literate slave and preacher, whose financially strained owner, Samuel Turner (Hammer), accepts an offer to use Nat’s preaching to subdue unruly slaves. As he witnesses countless atrocities – against himself and his fellow slaves – Nat orchestrates an uprising in the hopes of leading his people to freedom.
Chris Rock suits up while walking the carpet at the 2016 Essence Black Women in Hollywood Awards Luncheon on Thursday afternoon (February 25) at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif.
The 51-year-old comedian will be hosting the Oscars this weekend and he was joined at the event by such stars as Thandie Newton and Kelly Rowland.
FYI: Meagan is wearing a Sarah Seven dress. Estelle is wearing an Herve Leger by Max Azria dress, Cesare Paciotti pumps, and an Emm Kuo clutch. Nate is wearing Burberry. Lorraine is wearing St. John. Chris is wearing Dolce&Gabbana.