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Actor Idris Elba couldn’t contain his joy after winning a Best Actor Golden Globe for his performance in the BBC America drama, “Luther.”
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Oprah celebrates the first graduating class of her South African school, the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy. “Victory Day! All girls are off to college,” she tweeted.
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Jennifer Hudson shows off her new ’do, which she says is inspired by an ESSENCE photo of actress Diahann Carroll from 1970.
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“Happy Dr. Martin Luther King Day!” tweeted 2012 BET Honors honoree, Mariah Carey, pictured here with hubby Nick Cannon.
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“I shared this amazing moment w/ President Obama,” tweeted singer Janelle Monae after a visit to the White House.
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“Glee’s” Amber Riley and “Reed Between the Lines” Tracee Ellis Ross are fresh and flirty at InStyle Magazine’s Golden Globes party.
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2012 BET Honors host and ESSENCE February cover girl Gabrielle Union’s date to a pre-Honors dinner was mom Teresa.
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TV hosts Shaun Robinson and Sherri Shepherd attend a press junket for Shepherd’s latest movie, “One for The Money” (out January 27).
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Producer Swizz Beatz gets in Hollywood leading man pose with George Clooney, Sean “Diddy” Combs and Jamie Foxx at a Golden Globes party.
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NBA wives, Monica and LaLa Anthony share a special moment during a night out in New York City. Producer Rico Love also joined in on the festivities.
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Rapper Common, Will Smith, singer Anthony Hamilton and rapper Raekwon hang out backstage at the 2012 BET Honors.
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Reality star rounded off a great week — she starred in “Glee” — by visiting the “Rosie” show in Chicago.
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Songbird Marsha Ambrosius shows off her beautiful locks while dining at celebrity haunt PF Chang’s in New York City.
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Singer Faith Evans poses backstage before singing the national anthem at a Los Angele Clippers basketball game.
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Actress Kerry Washington helped register voters at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade and Festival in Hallandale Beach, Florida.
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Actress Jill Marie Jones couldn’t be there for friend’s birthday, so she tweeted this sweet photo.
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“Throwback. I was 15. Happy Birthday Aaliyah,” tweeted singer Solange Knowles, pictured with her big sis, Beyonce.
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Actress Sheryl Lee Ralph joins Martin Luther King III and wife Arndrea Waters King at the MLK Salute to Greatness Gala at the King Center in Atlanta.
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Singer Musiq is pictured in the studio with up-and-coming singer Sharon Mathai.
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Comedian Bill Bellamy and Talib Kweli have some fun at Club Play in Miami.
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“The Game” star Wendy Raquel Robinson joins actress Vanessa Bell Calloway and Star Jones for the Diamonds & Caviar Gala, a charity event in Bermuda to benefit uninsured mothers with premature babies.
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Baseball icon Dave Winfield pays “Moutaintop” star Samuel L. Jackson a visit backstage.
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Celebrity stylist June Ambrose on set of her reality show, “Style by June.”
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Actor Lance Gross is all smiles while doing press at the Diamonds & Caviar Gala, a charity event in Bermuda to benefit uninsured mothers with premature babies.
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