Essential Viewing: The Week in Pictures 6.4.10

Essential Viewing: The Week in Pictures 6.4.10
ESSENCE.COM Jun, 03, 2010

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President Barack Obama asks the crowd to seek shelter as the weather takes a turn for the worse while participating in a Memorial Day Ceremony at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery.

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The First Family returned home to Chicago together for the first time since Barack Obama took office. They spent Memorial Day weekend close to home.

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Halle Berry, like many other A-listers, spent their holiday weekend in Miami.

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Lionel Richie rehearses for the 21st Annual PBS National Memorial Day Concert in Washington, DC.

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Kelly Rowland wears an adorable blue bikini and straw hat on the sands of South beach, Miami. This picture reminds us why we’re dieting.

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Rihanna helps paint a mural at a community center in Israel. To attend her concert in Tel Aviv, fans had to volunteer a certain amount of time to a worthy cause.

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Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys are seen after her concert in Paris, France last weekend. Last week, the couple announced they’re expecting and are engaged.

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Usher promotes his latest album “Raymond v. Raymond” in Paris.

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Natalie Cole poses with her ELLA Award at the Society of Singers Annual Tribute Gala at the Beverly Hilton.

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Ciara attends the closing of Marina Abramovic’s ‘The Artist is Present’ hosted by Givenchy at The Museum of Modern Art.

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First Lady Michelle Obama participates in a mountain stretch during the Let’s Move Outside program at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area outside Las Vegas.

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Naomi Campbell poses next to the FIFA World Cup Trophy.

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Maxwell performs during his tour at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois.

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Joe Jackson, Jackson Family Foundation president Simon Sahouri, and Gary Mayor Rudy Clay held a press conference to discuss plans for construction of a Jackson Family Museum and a Michael Jackson Performing Arts Center in Gary, Indiana.

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Grace Jones watches a match at the 2010 French Open at Roland Garros.

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Halle Berry and daughter Nahla Ariela Aubry have fun riding a pony at a park in Los Angeles.

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Denzel Washington exiting the set of “Good Morning America,” where he was promoting his successful Broadway play “Fences.”

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Zoe Saldana poses backstage at the 2010 Crystal & Lucy Awards: A New Era in Century City, California.

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Tisha Campbell-Martin takes her family to the doctor’s office in Beverly Hills, California.

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Bill Cosby kicks off the Hello JELL-O ‘Give It A Giggle’ Tour in Hollywood, California.

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Selita Ebanks and honoree Russell Simmons attend the Gold Medal of Honor for Lifetime Achievement in Music award presentation at The National Arts Club.

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President Barack Obama presents Paul McCartney with the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.

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Garcelle Beauvais attends a party at Brooks Brothers in Beverly Hills.

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Singers Ray J and Brandy onstage at the 2010 Vh1 Hip Hop Honors in New York City.

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Janet Jackson on the set of Tyler Perry’s movie ‘For Colored Girls’ filming in New York City.

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Zoe Saldana and designer Jean Paul Gaultier attend amFAR Inspiration Gala at the New York Public Libraryin New York City.


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