Leading Ladies: Alfre Woodard Hosts Oscar's Sistahs Soiree

Kerry Washington and more celebrate Black actresses.

Sisterhood - Well-respected actress Alfre Woodard managed to bring together some of Hollywood's biggest and brightest African-American female stars in one place. Among the attendees at her annual Oscars's Sistahs Soirée were Kerry Washington, Viola Davis, Ava DuVernay and more. Click on to see who else attended the star-studded event.(Photos: Rich Polk/Getty Images for Elizabeth Taylor White Diamond's Lustre)

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Sisterhood - Well-respected actress Alfre Woodard managed to bring together some of Hollywood's biggest and brightest African-American female stars in one place. Among the attendees at her annual Oscars's Sistahs Soirée were Kerry Washington, Viola Davis, Ava DuVernay and more. Click on to see who else attended the star-studded event.(Photos: Rich Polk/Getty Images for Elizabeth Taylor White Diamond's Lustre)

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Viola Davis - How to Get Away With Murder's leading lady Viola Davis looked beautiful in this hot-pink satin cocktail dress, paired with gold sandals and accessories. Of course, her million dollar smile topped off the pristine look.(Photo: Rich Polk/Getty Images for Elizabeth Taylor White Diamond's Lustre)

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Kerry Washington - Scandal's Kerry Washington posed with the evening's host Alfre Woodard at the event, rocking a sophisticated Sophia Kah floral skirt and a navy V-cut top.(Photo: Rich Polk/Getty Images for Elizabeth Taylor White Diamond's Lustre)

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Zoe Saldana and Rosario Dawson - Guardians of the Galaxy star Zoe Saldana laughed it up with Top Five's Rosario Dawson at the event. We wonder what the ladies were looking at.(Photo: Rich Polk/Getty Images for Elizabeth Taylor White Diamond's Lustre)

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Ava DuVernay - Selma director Ava DuVernay has many reasons to celebrate as her film managed to be one of the most outstanding film releases of both 2014 and 2015 thus far.(Photo: Rich Polk/Getty Images for Elizabeth Taylor White Diamond's Lustre)

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Gugu Mbatha-Raw - Beyond the Lights actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw arrived at the event in this soft and romantic black number. The young actress's film, directed by Gina Prince Bythewood, is now available on iTunes.(Photo: Rich Polk/Getty Images for Elizabeth Taylor White Diamond's Lustre)

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Khandi Alexander - Khandi Alexander, known best for her role as Mama Pope on ABC's Scandal, rocks a pant suit like no other.(Photo: Rich Polk/Getty Images for Elizabeth Taylor White Diamond's Lustre)

C.C.H. Pounder - NCIS: New Orleans actress C.C.H. Pounder looked classically beautiful at the star-studded gathering. (Photo: Rich Polk/Getty Images for Elizabeth Taylor White Diamond's Lustre)

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C.C.H. Pounder - NCIS: New Orleans actress C.C.H. Pounder looked classically beautiful at the star-studded gathering. (Photo: Rich Polk/Getty Images for Elizabeth Taylor White Diamond's Lustre)

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Margaret Avery - Being Mary Jane actress Margaret Avery looked gorgeous wearing a gold dress with a teal overlay and a box clutch. (Photo: Rich Polk/Getty Images for Elizabeth Taylor White Diamond's Lustre)

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Margaret Avery - Being Mary Jane actress Margaret Avery looked gorgeous wearing a gold dress with a teal overlay and a box clutch. (Photo: Rich Polk/Getty Images for Elizabeth Taylor White Diamond's Lustre)

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Angela Bassett - Angela Bassett, who made her directorial debut with the Lifetime biopic Whitney, looked mysterious and sexy rocking an all-black ensemble.(Photo by Rich Polk/Getty Images for Elizabeth Taylor White Diamond's Lustre)

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Carmen Ejogo - Carmen Ejogo, who played the regal Coretta Scott King in Selma, rocked this flirty cocktail dress finished with sequins and feather details at the hem.(Photo: Rich Polk/Getty Images for Elizabeth Taylor White Diamond's Lustre)

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Loretta Devine - Loretta Devine, who starred as Meghan Graham in the 2015 drama Back to School Mom, added some color to her look with teal accessories and a fun clutch.(Photo: Rich Polk/Getty Images for Elizabeth Taylor White Diamond's Lustre)

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Aisha Tyler - Co-host of The Talk Aisha Tyler took part in the black trend, rocking this solid black number completed with deep red pumps.(Photo: Rich Polk/Getty Images for Elizabeth Taylor White Diamond's Lustre)

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Kim Wayans - Actress and comedian Kim Wayans, who starred in Reckless, brought some old Hollywood glam to the event, complete with big hair.(Photo: Rich Polk/Getty Images for Elizabeth Taylor White Diamond's Lustre)

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A Portrait to Remember - Gorgeous ladies Danai Gurira, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Carmen Ejogo and Zoe Saldana all posed for this gorgeous snap inside the venue.(Photo: Rich Polk/Getty Images for Elizabeth Taylor White Diamond's Lustre)

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Jurnee Smollett - Temptation actress Jurnee Smollett rocked this fun and flirty little black dress at the event. (Photo: Rich Polk/Getty Images for Elizabeth Taylor White Diamond's Lustre)

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Jurnee Smollett - Temptation actress Jurnee Smollett rocked this fun and flirty little black dress at the event. (Photo: Rich Polk/Getty Images for Elizabeth Taylor White Diamond's Lustre)

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Anika Noni Rose - A Raisin in the Sun stage performer Anika Noni Rose arrived at Woodard's Oscars's Sistahs Soiree in this red and blue patterned gown. (Photo: Rich Polk/Getty Images for Elizabeth Taylor White Diamond's Lustre)

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Anika Noni Rose - A Raisin in the Sun stage performer Anika Noni Rose arrived at Woodard's Oscars's Sistahs Soiree in this red and blue patterned gown. (Photo: Rich Polk/Getty Images for Elizabeth Taylor White Diamond's Lustre)

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Selfie Time - LaTanya Richardson, Zoe Saldana, Carmen Ejogo and Anika Noni Rose all got together for an epic selfie that is sure to break the Internet.(Photo: Rich Polk/Getty Images for Elizabeth Taylor White Diamond's Lustre)

Black Girls Rock - All of the ladies gathered together for this epic shot that shows just how much Black girls rock.(Photo: Rich Polk/Getty Images for Elizabeth Taylor White Diamond's Lustre)

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Black Girls Rock - All of the ladies gathered together for this epic shot that shows just how much Black girls rock.(Photo: Rich Polk/Getty Images for Elizabeth Taylor White Diamond's Lustre)

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