Essential Viewing

Essential Viewing
ESSENCE.COM Jun, 11, 2010

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Sean Diddy Combs and Tyrese Gibson arrive at the 2010 MTV Movie Awards at Gibson Amphitheatre on June 6, 2010 in Universal City, California.

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Jill Scott channels her inner b-girl during a performance in Oakland, California on June 4, 2010.

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Mariah Carey gives it her all while performing at the Wal-Mart Stores Inc. annual shareholders meeting in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

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Rihanna debuted a new red mane during Rock in Rio Madrid Festival on June 5, 2010 in Arganda del Rey, Spain.

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President Obama shakes the hand of a graduate of Michigan’s Kalamazoo Central High School after delivering the commencement speech on June 7, 2010.

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Motown legend Smokey Robinson attends The Friars Foundation Applause Award Gala at The Waldorf Astoria on June 8, 2010 in New York City.

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Will and Jada Pinkett Smith came along to support their son Jaden Smith at the premier of “The Karate Kid” on June 7, 2010. Also there were Jaden’s siblings Trey and Willow.

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama walk first dog Bo to a picnic for members of Congress on the South Lawn of the White House June 8, 2010 in Washington, DC.

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama attend the taping of ‘America Celebrates July 4th at Ford’s Theatre,’ a gala honoring South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu and South African Constitutional Court Justice Albie Sachs.

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Jay Z and Beyonce attended the French Open Tournament in Paris.

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Zoe Saldana and Nicole Richie looked dashing while attending the Glamour Women of the Year Awards at Berkeley Square Gardens on June 8, 2010 in London.

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‘True Blood’ actress Rutina Wesley attended the Season 3 premiere hosted by HBO at ArcLight Cinemas Cinerama Dome on June 8, 2010 in Hollywood.

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Rocker David Bowie and model Iman attend the 2010 CFDA Fashion Awards at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center on June 7, 2010 in New York City.

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Actress Niecy Nash arrives at Logo’s 3rd annual “NewNowNext Awards” held at The Edison on June 8, 2010 in Los Angeles.

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Monica brought the house down with a stunning rendition of the National Anthem before Game Three of the 2010 NBA Finals between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Boston Celtics on June 8, 2010 in Boston.

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Singer Kelis attends ELLE’s inaugural event celebrating the July Women in Music issue at Highline Ballroom on June 9, 2010 in New York City.

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Tyson Beckford also honored legendary model, Iman’s 2010 CFDA Icon Award.

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Model Alek Wek, wearing a red Edition by Georges Chakra collection gown attends the Whitney Museum Art Party 2010 at 82 Mercer on June 9, 2010 in New York City.

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Jada Pinkett Smith attended the 2010 CMT Music Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on June 9, 2010 in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Model Liya Kebede, designer Rachel Roy, model Selita Ebanks and tennis champ Serena Williams were all smiles while paying tribute to Iman’s 2010 CFDA Fashion Icon Award at the Standard Hotel.

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Alicia Keys performs a song during the kick-off celebration concert for the 2010 FIFA World Cup at the Orlando Stadium on June 10, 2010 in Soweto, South Africa.

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Oprah Winfrey and actor Morgan Freeman attend the 38th AFI Life Achievement Award honoring Mike Nichols held at Sony Pictures Studios on June 10, 2010 in Culver City, California.

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