Star Gazing 10.8.12

ESSENCE.COM Sep, 12, 2012

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Tia Mowry-Hardrict arrives at Variety's 4th annual Power of Women event at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.

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Garcelle Beauvais attends the 3rd annual Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic - Los Angeles at the Will Rogers State Historic Park in Pacific Palisades, California.

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Octavia Spencer attends the 8th annual GLSEN Respect Awards at Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.

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President Barack Obama speaks at the "30 Days To Victory" fundraising concert at the Nokia Theater L.A. Live in Los Angeles.

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Tracee Ellis Ross attends the 2012 Hammer Gala at Hammer Museum in Westwood, California.

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Keke Palmer attends the 3rd Annual Dove Self-Esteem Weekend in New York City's Times Square.

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Nelly and Ashanti arrive at Haze Nightclub at the Aria Resort & Casino at CityCenter in Las Vegas.

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Marsha Thomason attends the 8th annual GLSEN Respect Awards at Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.

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Leona Lewis spotted in London.

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Ben Jealous, head of the NAACP, and his son Jack help to register voters in Silver Spring, Maryland for the upcoming election. 

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Aretha Franklin and Barbra Streisand backstage at Lincoln Center at the Marvin Hamlisch memorial in New York City.