AWARD WORTHY: Feb. 23, Los Angeles. Jamaica's own Constance White, Essence Magazine Editor-in-Chief (right), shares the spotlight with Oscar nominee Viola Davis (love the new do!) at the 5th Annual Essence Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon on Thursday at the Beverly Hills Hotel.
BLACK BEAUTIES: Feb. 23, Los Angeles. White is joined on the red carpet by actress Adepero Oduye, breakout star of the sleeper hit Pariah, at Thursday's Essence BWIH luncheon.
PERFECT FIT: Feb. 23, Los Angeles. Jamerican film and stage actress Sheryl Lee Ralph also stepped out for the Essence BWIH luncheon on Thursday, cutting a fashionable figure on the red carpet.
DIPLOMATIC DELIGHT: Feb. 24, Kingston. PM Portia Simpson-Miller is clearly enjoying her conversation with the UNFPA's Babatunde Osotimehin, who paid a courtesy call on the PM at Jamaica House on Friday morning. Osotimehin's visit concerns a review of the role of the UNFPA in helping Jamaica achieve the Millennium Development Goals.
FRESH PRINTS: Feb. 18, St. Andrew. Last Saturday's Best of the Reggae Film Festival drew the likes of communications pro Jean Lowrie-Chin to the Red Bones Blues Cafe. Here, she shares a photo-op with festival organizer Barbara Blake-Hannah, both garbed in resplendent looks.