The Reverend Al Sharpton, president of the National Action Network, smiles for the camera at a DNC event this week. Peep a shot of MSNBC Senior Campaign Correspondent Tucker Carlson in the background.
President and CEO of the National Urban League Marc Morial takes the mic at an event sponsored by the Perennial Strategy Group and the National Action Network.
Musician/activist Wyclef Jean poses with ESSENCE editor Cynthia Gordy after their interview
She was everywhere this week. XM Satellite Radio host Gayle King hit just about all the parties at the DNC, and we were right there with her.
All grown up, Tatyana Ali, former star of “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,” attends a DNC event with her sister. Ali has been traveling the U.S. as a spokesperson for the Obama campaign, heading up voter- registration drives at many HBCU campuses.
It’s all about the benjamins, as actor–author Hill Harper receives a $10,000 check from the Perennial Strategy Group to go toward his foundation “Manifest Your Destiny,” which is dedicated to empowering, encouraging and inspiring young men through mentorship, scholarship and grant programs.
How is this brother fly all the time? Actor Blair Underwood and guest hang out in Denver.
Mayor Cory Booker of Newark, New Jersey, talks to ESSENCE editor Tatsha Robertson about the emerging role of younger Black politicians.
Stage and screen actor Jeffrey Wright proudly wears his Obama ‘08 pin.
Jeffrey Wright, Tatyana Ali and her sister get chatty at the DNC.
N.E.R.D. (featuring Pharrell Williams) entertains a packed house at an event Monday night.