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Black actresses express self-love at Alfre Woodard’s 11th Sistahs’ Soirée

Photo provided by Morgan Stanley

Sister love and sister power grew in Hollywood each and every moment during Alfre Woodard’s 11th annual Sistahs’ Soirée. 

The event demonstrated self-love, self-confidence and the importance of collective sister unity.

LOS ANGELES – Alfre Woodard’s 11th annual Sistahs’ Soirée presented by Morgan Stanley with Absolut Elyx on Feb. 5, 2020, in Los Angeles. (Photo credit: Amy Sussman/Getty Images for Morgan Stanley/Alfre Woodard)

This year’s event, sponsored by Morgan Stanley, was a collection of the most talented women in Hollywood as they celebrated sisterhood and star power.

“Alfre Woodard has created something special with the Sistahs’ Soirée. She has created a space for these women to gather with unifying energy of love and support. It is inspiring,” said Sandra L. Richards, a managing director and head of global sports and entertainment at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management. “Morgan Stanley is proud to support Alfre and the 11th annual Sistahs’ Soirée to celebrate the accomplishments of these talented actresses.”

This year’s honorees included Oscar nominee Cynthia Erivo, Captain Marvel actress Lashana Lynch and Waves star Taylor Russell.

Guests in attendance included Erivo, Lynch and Russell as well as Aisha Tyler, Amandla Stenberg, CCH Pounder, Danielle Brooks, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Edwina Findley, Janelle Monáe, Kiki Layne, LaTanya Richardson, Laura Harrier, Loretta Devine, Lorraine Toussaint, Lynn Whitfield, Margaret Avery, S. Epatha Merkerson, Tiffany Haddish, Tina Lifford, Vanessa Bell Calloway and Yolonda Ross.