The African-American stars of Tv hit Orange Is The New Black are set to be honoured by bosses at Essence magazine.

Adrienne Moore, Danielle Brooks, Lorraine Toussaint, Samira Wiley, Vicky Jeudy, Uzo Aduba and Laverne Cox will be feted with the Black Women in Hollywood Vanguard Award at the Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon on (19Feb15) in California.

This year's honours will mark the first time the accolades have been given to a group, instead of an individual.

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