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ESSENCE.COM Oct, 31, 2014

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Actress Cicely Tyson attends A Tribute To African-American Achievements In Television hosted by The Paley Center For Media at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City.

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Actress Gabrielle Union attends A Tribute To African-American Achievements In Television hosted by The Paley Center For Media at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City.

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Michael Strahan and Oprah Winfrey at the Paley Center for Media Hosts a Tribute to African American Achievements in Television at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City.

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Lupita Nyong'o attends the opening ceremony and premiere of 'La Tete Haute ('Standing Tall') during the 68th annual Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France.

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Kerry Washington attends the The Paley Center For Media hosts a tribute to African-American achievements in television at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City.

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Actress Tracee Ellis Ross attends the The Paley Center For Media hosts a tribute to African-American achievements in television at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City.

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Entertainer Brandy Norwood attends A Tribute To African-American Achievements In Television hosted by The Paley Center For Media at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City.

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Uzo Aduba attends A Tribute To African-American Achievements In Television hosted by The Paley Center For Media at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City.

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Kelly McCreary attends A Tribute To African-American Achievements In Television hosted by The Paley Center For Media at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City.

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Singer Gladys Knight attends A Tribute To African-American Achievements In Television hosted by The Paley Center For Media at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City.

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Actress Phylicia Rashad attends A Tribute To African-American Achievements In Television hosted by The Paley Center For Media at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City.

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Actor Omari Hardwick attends the The Paley Center For Media hosts a tribute to African-American achievements in television at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City.

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Shemar Moore attends the The Paley Center For Media hosts a tribute to African-American achievements in television at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City.

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Viola Davis filming James Lapine's 'Divorce' in New York City.

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Singer Janelle Monae performs onstage during American Idol XIV Grand Finale at Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California.

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Musician Nile Rodgers and Rickey Minor & Band perform onstage during American Idol XIV Grand Finale at Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California.

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Anthony Anderson attends A Tribute To African-American Achievements In Television hosted by The Paley Center For Media at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City.