Pamela Bakewell, Lady in Red Businesswoman of the Year Award Recipient, on the red carpet arrivals. (photo by Ian Foxx)

The Lady in Red 2023 Diamond Rose Awards Gala on Nov. 10 was a dazzling affair that radiated glamour, sophistication, and much star power.

Actress Beverly Todd (left), Lady in Red Legendary Entertainer Award Recipient, with Actress Sheila Frazier (right), Lady in Red Trailblazer Award Recipient. (photo by Ian Foxx)

The red carpet was ablaze with the presence of some of the most influential and inspiring women in the entertainment industry, as well as the creative minds behind this spectacular event.

Civil Rights Attorney and CNN commentator Areva Martin attends Lady in Red Gala and is a past honoree. (photo by Ian Foxx)

Congratulations to the incredible honorees who graced the evening with their presence. The Diamond Rose Awards Gala spotlighted the remarkable achievements of Pamela Bakewell, Tige Charity, Sheila Frazier, Renee Lawless, and Beverly Todd. These luminaries have not only left an indelible mark on the industry but have also paved the way for future generations of talent.

From left are Actress Renee Lawless, KITS Founder, Tige Charity; Actress Sheila Frazier, MIMPA President Gail Gibson, Bakewell Media COO Pamela Bakewell, and Actress Beverly Todd with traditional rose presentation. (photo by Ian Foxx)

The enchantment of the gala wouldn’t have been possible without the dedicated efforts of the extraordinaire, Gail Gibson. Her meticulous attention to detail, creative vision, and unwavering commitment to excellence were evident in every aspect of the evening.

Actor Petri Hawkins Byrd of “Judge Judy” OTRC(photo by Ian Foxx)

Moments unfolded as Allen Shay from The Our Society TV Network interviewed and captured the honorees’ reflections on their illustrious careers, the impact of their work, and the importance of celebrating achievements in the industry. The red carpet was not just a walkway; it was a platform for these incredible women to share their stories and inspire others.

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Hotep Coleman (center) with students from Urban Film Academy and Final Draft Award recipients, (photo by Ian Foxx)

As the evening continued with the gala ceremony, the honorees were celebrated for their outstanding contributions, reminding everyone present of the enduring power of talent, resilience, and passion in the world of entertainment.

Actress/Honoree Beverly Todd shares a moment with Danny Bakewell, Sr., founder of Bakewell Media and executive publisher of L.A. Sentinel Newspaper. (photo by Ian Foxx)

The Lady in Red 2023 Diamond Rose Awards Gala was not just an event; it was a celebration of excellence, a tribute to the trailblazers, and a testament to the power of dreams.

Gail Gibson, president of MIMPA and executive producer of Lady in Red Diamond Rose Awards Gala Event. (photo by Ian Foxx)

Congratulations to all the honorees, host Obba Babatunde and a special acknowledgment to Gail Gibson for orchestrating this fantastic evening.

Los Angeles Urban League COO Cynthia Mitchell Heard (center) with Gail Gibson, MIMPA president, and Georgia Zachary. (photo by Ian Foxx)
Guest Cellist Natasha Mar performed “La Vie En Rose” at the gala. (photo by Ian Foxx)
KITS Founder/Recipient of the Lady in Red Community Service Award, Tige Charity on the red carpet. (photo by Ian Foxx)
Actress/Honoree Renee Lawless, recipient of the Lady in Red Humanitarian Award on the red carpet. (photo by Ian Foxx)
From left are Gail Gibson, Obba Babatundé, and Judge Mablean Ephraim.(photo by Ian Foxx)
The Bakewell Family (photo by Ian Foxx)