Black Hollywood Aligns For 2016 Merge Summit That Inspires Professional & Personal Growth  was originally published on

1. DeVon Franklin

DeVon Franklin

Black Hollywood united at the annual Merge Summit at the historic Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles for a three-day event that promotes synergy between faith-based and entertainment industry leaders to educate, uplift, and encourage attendees to aspire towards their professional and personal goals. Keep scrolling for more photos from the inspiring event.

2. Derek Luke & Sophia Adella Luke

Derek Luke & Sophia Adella Luke

3. Mikki Taylor

Mikki Taylor

4. Sherri Shepherd

Sherri Shepherd

5. Courtney B. Vance

Courtney B. Vance

6. La’Porsha Renae

La’Porsha Renae

7. Brely Evans & Joe Eddings

Brely Evans & Joe Eddings

8. Richard Lawson

Richard Lawson

9. Trai Byers

Trai Byers

10. Grace Byers

Grace Byers

11. Mona Scott-Young

Mona Scott-Young