Essence Magazine's Black Women in Hollywood 2014 Luncheon: Red Carpet Live Stream
Lupita Nyong'o will be honored for her breakout performance in 12 Years a Slave
The seventh annual Essence magazine Black Women in Hollywood luncheon kicks off Thursday, and you can catch all of the red carpet action on PEOPLE.com.
The stars start arriving at 2:30 p.m. ET at the Beverly Hills Hotel for the event, which honors African-American women in the entertainment industry.
This year’s top honorees include Lupita Nyong’o, receiving an award for best breakout performance for 12 Years a Slave, as well as Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences president Cheryl Boone Isaacs, who will receive the Trailblazer Award, and Ava DuVernay, a writer, producer, director and independent filmmaker, who will be honored with the Visionary Award.