33rd Annual Kennedy Center Honors

33rd Annual Kennedy Center Honors
ESSENCE.COM Dec, 06, 2010

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Gayle King at the Kennedy Center Honors, in Washington, D.C.

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Opera singer Jessye Norman at the Kennedy Center Honors, in Washington, D.C.

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Oprah Winfrey and Stedman Graham at the Kennedy Center Honors, in Washington, D.C.

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President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Paul McCartney and Stedman Graham at the Kennedy Center Honors, in Washington, D.C.

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Bill T. Jones and Bjorn Amelan at the Kennedy Center Honors, in Washington, D.C.

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama at the Kennedy Center Honors, in Washington, D.C.

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Former Secretary of State Colin Powell and his wife Alma Powell at the Kennedy Center Honors, in Washington, D.C.

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Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., and his wife Alma Rangel at the Kennedy Center Honors, in Washington, D.C.

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Tyrese Gibson at the Kennedy Center Honors, in Washington, D.C.

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No Doubt members Tom Dumont, left, Tony Kanal, Gwen Stefani, and Adrian Young, at the Kennedy Center Honors, in Washington, D.C.

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Stedman Graham and Oprah Winfrey at the Kennedy Center Honors, in Washington, D.C.

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Frances Gladney and Smokey Robinsonat the Kennedy Center Honors, in Washington, D.C.

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Holly Robinson Peete at the Kennedy Center Honors, in Washington, D.C.

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Diana Ross and her son Evan Ross at the Kennedy Center Honors, in Washington, D.C.

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Chris Rock and Malaak Compton-Rock at the Kennedy Center Honors, in Washington, D.C.

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Jennifer Hudson at the Kennedy Center Honors, in Washington, D.C.

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President Barack Obama speaks at the Kennedy Center Honors, in Washington, D.C.

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The 2010 Kennedy Center honorees pose for their formal class photo at the Kennedy Center Honors, in Washington, D.C.