Last night Hollywood headed East for the White House Correspondents Association Dinner
. The annual dinner is a chance for journalists, celebs and politicians to rub shoulders and raise scholarship funds for journalism students. ESSENCE Magazine's guest and CoverGirl spokesperson Queen Latifah
wore a stunning black Adrianna Parpalle gown and Swarovski purse. She was photographed on the red carpet with actor Dennis Quaid and CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer. Her "Just Wright" co-star Common
, actress Gabourey Sidibe
, actor Terrence Howard
, comedian Tracy Morgan, Rev. Al Sharpton and D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty and his wife Michelle were also in attendance. It was an evening full of laughter and self deprecating humor, courtesy of President Obama
. Addressing birthers who question his citizenship, the President joked, "I happen to know that my approval ratings are still very high in the country of my birth."