The stars were out in Hollywood on Wednesday night, as the African American Film Critics Association presented the 10th annual AAFCA Awards, hosted by Tichina Arnold.
Musical legend Quincy Jones was honored with the inaugural AAFCA Stanley Kramer Award. His daughter, Rashida Jones, also happened to win Best Documentary for her powerful Netflix film Quincy, based on the life of her iconic father.
Award recipients included Ryan Coogler (Best Film, Best Director for Black Panther), Barry Jenkins (Best Independent Film for If Beale Street Could Talk), Regina Hall (Best Actress winner for Support The Girls), Amandla Stenberg (Best Breakthrough Performance for The Hate U Give), John David Washington (Best Actor for BlacKkKlansman), and others.
Check out photos from the star-studded red carpet and ceremony below.
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Born and raised in Compton, California, Jessica Bennett began her career as an intern at The Oakland Post, and later, The Source Magazine. She went on to write for respected hip hop publications such as DJ Booth and Hip Hop DX before becoming the Urban Editor of pop culture website, Wetpaint.com. She joined Ebony as the Entertainment Editor August 2017. Bennett has interviewed such names as Vanessa Williams, Spike Lee, Tyra Banks, Forest Whitaker, Magic & Cookie Johnson and several others.