Celebrities Put Their Best Foot Forward At The 2017 TIME 100 Gala 

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It was a star-studded evening with a number of famous faces like Viola Davis and John Legend walking the red carpet.

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Viola Davis shines on the red carpet at the 2017 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City.

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Ava Duvernay is poised and pretty on the red carpet at the 2017 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City.

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Olympic Athlete Ibtihaj Muhammad and Aya Elsekhely look super glam at the 2017 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City.

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Naomi Campbell makes her grand entrance at the 2017 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City.

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Director Barry Jenkins poses on the red carpet at the 2017 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City.

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Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe is all smiles on the red carpet at the

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Model Ashley Graham and cinematographer Justin Ervin make it a date night at the 2017 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City.

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RuPaul makes a purple splash on the red carpet at the 2017 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City.

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Colin Kaepernick and Nessa Diab make it a date night at the 2017 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City.

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John Legend looks dapper on the red carpet at the 2017 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City.

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Trevor Noah suits up for the 2017 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City.

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Viola Davis and Julius Tennon look like pure royalty at the 2017 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City.

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Janet Mock stuns at the 2017 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City.

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Women's March National Co-Chairs Carmen Perez, Bob Bland, Tamika D. Mallory, and Linda Sarsour make a statement at the2017 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City.

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Julius Tennon makes an appearance at the 2017 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City.

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Leslie Jones is ready for a fun night at the 2017 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City.

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David Adjaye and Ashley Shaw-Scott match in all black at the 2017 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City.

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Colson Whitehead makes an appearance at the 2017 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City.

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Bernard J. Tyson and Denise Bradley-Tyson grace the red carpet at the 2017 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City.