Stars Align For the 2016 Merge Summit 

Celebs from Tina Knowles Larson to Meagan Good spoke and prayed at The Merge Summit, a unique event created to inspire synergy with faith based and entertainment industry leaders to educate, uplift, and encourage attendees to aspire towards their professional and personal goals. The Three Day Summit kicked off with a star studded Gala athat included a special screening of "Birth of a Nation.” See all the celebs who made an appearance!

Joslyn Winkfield Sep, 01, 2016

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Tina Knowles and Richard Lawson attend the 2016 Merge Summit Gala at Millennium Biltmore Hotel, in Los Angeles, California.

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Grace Byers and Trai Byers attend the 2016 Merge Summit Gala at Millennium Biltmore Hotel, in Los Angeles, California.

3 of 23 Alisha Marie Simmons of Visionary Instinct

Dorinda Walker attends the 2016 Merge Summit Gala at Millennium Biltmore Hotel, in Los Angeles, California.

4 of 23 Alisha Marie Simmons of Visionary Instinct

Robi Reed and Dr Holly Carter attends the 2016 Merge Summit Gala at Millennium Biltmore Hotel, in Los Angeles, California.

5 of 23 Alisha Marie Simmons of Visionary Instinct

Richard Lawson attends the 2016 Merge Summit Gala at Millennium Biltmore Hotel, in Los Angeles, California.

6 of 23 Alisha Marie Simmons of Visionary Instinct

Sherri Shepherd attends the 2016 Merge Summit Gala at Millennium Biltmore Hotel, in Los Angeles, California.

7 of 23 Alisha Marie Simmons of Visionary Instinct

Suzanne DePasse attends the 2016 Merge Summit Gala at Millennium Biltmore Hotel, in Los Angeles, California.

8 of 23 Alisha Marie Simmons of Visionary Instinct

Courtney B Vance attends the 2016 Merge Summit Gala at Millennium Biltmore Hotel, in Los Angeles, California.

9 of 23 Rodin Eckenroth

Mikki Taylor attends the 2016 Merge Summit Gala at Millennium Biltmore Hotel, in Los Angeles, California.

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Taja V. Simpson attends the 2016 Merge Summit Gala at Millennium Biltmore Hotel, in Los Angeles, California

11 of 23 Earl Gibson III/Getty images

Kyra Locke attends the 2016 Merge Summit Gala at Millennium Biltmore Hotel, in Los Angeles, California

12 of 23 Rodin Eckenroth/Getty images

Judi Blair attends the 2016 Merge Summit Gala at Millennium Biltmore Hotel, in Los Angeles, California.

13 of 23 Earl Gibson III/Getty images

Joe Eddings and wife Brely Evans attends the 2016 Merge Summit Gala at Millennium Biltmore Hotel, in Los Angeles California

14 of 23 Alisha Marie Simmons of Visionary Instinct

Tina Knowles Lawson attends the 2016 Merge Summit Gala at Millennium Biltmore Hotel, in Los Angeles California

15 of 23 Rodin Eckenroth/Getty images

La'Porsha Renae attends the 2016 Merge Summit Gala at Millennium Biltmore Hotel, in Los Angeles California

16 of 23 Rodin Eckenroth/Getty images

MAJOR attends the 2016 Merge Summit Gala at Millennium Biltmore Hotel, in Los Angeles, California.

17 of 23 Rodin Eckenroth/Getty images

Bryan Terrell Clark attends the 2016 Merge Summit Gala at Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, California

18 of 23 Rodin Eckenroth/Getty images

Ezekiel The Poet attends the 2016 Merge Summit Gala at Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, California

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Richard Lawson and Tina Knowles attends the 2016 Merge Summit Gala at Millennium Biltmore Hotel, in Los Angeles, California.

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Meaghan Good and DeVon Franklin attend the 2016 Merge Summit Gala at Millennium Biltmore Hotel, in Los Angeles, California.

21 of 23 Alisha Marie Simmons of Visionary Instinct

Grace Byers attends the 2016 Merge Summit Gala at Millennium Biltmore Hotel, in Los Angeles, California.

22 of 23 Alisha Marie Simmons of Visionary Instinct

DeVon Franklin attends the 2016 Merge Summit Gala at Millennium Biltmore Hotel, in Los Angeles, California.

23 of 23 Alisha Marie Simmons of Visionary Instinct

Derek Luke attends the 2016 Merge Summit Gala at Millennium Biltmore Hotel, in Los Angeles, California.