The House of Remy Martin toasts to Diversity and Inclusion

House of Remy Martin

The House of Remy Martin toasts to Diversity and Inclusion at the Second Annual Griot Gala and Oscar after Party!


Rosie Mercado and guest- Plus size model, TV personality

Pictures are by Kai He Photography and Rowen Husbands.

Beverly Hills, CA-The House of Remy Martin rolled out the purple carpet to host one of the most opulent star-studded events of the night. The venue took place at the District by Hannah An, a luxurious indoor-outdoor setting that also served as an official Oscar party.


Christina De Rosa from CBS show FAM

With over 600 invited guests including influencers, high profile celebrities, entertainers and industry greats. Among those in attendance was actress Christina De Rosa from CBS sitcom FAM wearing a beautiful gown by Scala, Loretta Devine from Grey’s Anatomy, R&B recording artist AL B Sure and Sheryl Lee Ralph from Dream Girls just to name a few. The famous face list was long from Oscar writers, directors to music giants and entertainment movers and shakers.


The fabulous event was produced by Annette Bibby Oliver of Dream House MGB and Dwight Eubanks of Atlanta Housewives. The night included delicious Hors d’oeuvre for guests at the VIP Lounge, and guests were gifted with luxurious sponsor gifts which included Young Living essential oils, WEN bath products by celebrity hair stylist Chaz Dean, and Blings by Marium just to name a few.


Director Dan Real

The night was not just to celebrate the Oscars but was the second annual Griot Gala which was Co-founded by Dionne Miller and Reid Johnson with the intention of celebrating diversity and inclusion while recognizing the outstanding achievements in the Arts and Entertainment industry. The Griot Gala also honors people of color who are trailblazers in the industry. It also recognizes a need for diversity, inclusion, equality for all people regardless of race, gender, and sexual orientation.


Owner of Venue Hannah An
Sheryl Lee Ralph (actress, activist)


The Gala honored Tony award-winning and acclaimed Veteran of Film and TV, Sheryl Lee Ralph with The Trail Blazer award. Her activism in AIDS over the years earned her recognition as in 1990 she founded the DIVA (Divinely Inspired Victoriously Aware) Foundation to raise awareness and fight the stigma surrounding the AIDS virus. The night also served as a charity to the Los Angeles AIDS Healthcare Foundation. The AIDS Foundation is a global non-profit organization serving over 43 countries and providing them with HIV/AIDS medical care.


Actor Hakeem Kae-Kazim (King Kong VS Godzilla)and guest.


The night continued with the celebration of the Oscar Party in a luxurious outdoor tent style venue. Guests enjoyed dancing, more Hors D’ Oeuvres, desserts, and drinks, it was definitely a night to remember!

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