It was arguably a banner year for black films, with major films like 12 Years a Slave, The Butler, Best Man Holiday, Black Nativity and Kevin Hart's Let Me Explain successfully gracing the box office. But there was something missing from this acclaimed mix — black women.
At the 41st Annual NAACP Image Awards, the stars didn't seem to stick to any patterns, showing up in brights, pastels, short dresses, long gowns, sleek suits, sparkles, and satin. A red carpet rundown, straight ahead:
Last nights' NAACP Image Awards honored members of the African-American community (Aretha, Stevie) for various achievements, but one of the great unspoken achievements of the evening was the red carpet-wear. The women, on the whole, all looked beautiful, sophisticated, and fresh: America Ferrera was radiant, Chandra…