ICYMI: Lena Waithe, Yara Shahidi, Sterling K Brown, Congresswoman Maxine Waters and more attend Time 100 Gala 

ESSENCE.COM Apr, 26, 2018

From The Hill to Hollywood, Time 100 Gala spotlights actors, activists, politicos, and game changers at their annual event including Lena Waithe, Trevor Noah, Tarana Burke, Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Sterling K. Brown and more. 

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 Susan Kelechi Watson and Sterling K Brown light up the red carpet as they attend the 2018 Time 100 Gala in NYC.

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Lena Waithe and her fiance Alana Mayo light up the red carpet as they attend the 2018 Time 100 Gala in NYC.

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Tarana Burke lights up the red carpet as she attends the 2018 Time 100 Gala in NYC.

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Maxine Waters lights up the red carpet as she attends the 2018 Time 100 Gala in NYC.

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Trevor Noah lights up the red carpet as she attends the 2018 Time 100 Gala in NYC.

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Leslie Jones lights up the red carpet as she attends the 2018 Time 100 Gala in NYC.

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Lena Waithe and Keegan-Michael Key pose together at the 2018 Time 100 Gala in NYC.

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Trevor Noah and Sterling K Brown pose together at the 2018 Time 100 Gala in NYC.

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 Lena Waithe shows Sterling K Brown some love at the 2018 Time 100 Gala in NYC.

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Yara Shahidi and her mother Keri Shahidi pose together at the 2018 Time 100 Gala in NYC.

 

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Susan Kelechi Watson and Shani Taylor are all smiles as they pose together at the 2018 Time 100 Gala in NYC.

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Leslie Jones is in awe as she says hello to Jennifer Lopez at the 2018 Time 100 Gala in NYC.

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Susan Kelechi, Sterling K Brown and Gayle King smile for the cameras at the 2018 Time 100 Gala in NYC.