The novel was adapted into a classic 1995 film of the same title, starring Angela Bassett, Whitney Houston, Loretta Devine and Lela Rochon.
The actress received the Icon Award at the annual event honoring Black women and girls.
The actress and her husband, Courtney B. Vance, have a twin son and daughter.
“It’s three hours long, right?” the actress asked during an interview with "Entertainment Weekly Live."
Kacey Musgraves, Gemma Chan, Angela Basset and more rocked the look.
A video of the "What's Love Got To Do With It" actress hugging Adrienne Warren has captured people's hearts.
An irreverent look back at a towering Oprah, a shape-shifting Tilda Swinton, a horny Christine Baranski and other details from the year in cinema.
The "9-1-1" star looked amazing on a night all about her, but she worked really hard to get there.
The New York Times ran a caption from a "photo wire service" that confused the two women.
Not enough has been, or ever will be, said of the phenomenon that is Bassett Tongue.