Star Gazing: 7.8.12

Star Gazing: 7.8.12
ESSENCE.COM Jul, 07, 2012

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Dr. Steve Perry talks education and inspiration on the Live Stage.

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EMF performer Chaka Khan performs for McDonald’s 365 Black brunch.

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Vanessa L. Williams opens up about her relationship with her mother on the ESSENCE Empowerment Stage.

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Trina and Tamar Braxton enjoy the VIP lounge at ESSENCE Music Festival.

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Cynthia Bailey and husband Peter Thomas share an intimate moment backstage at ESSENCE Music Festival.

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Tasha Smith and her twin sister Sidra enjoy the Festival backstage.

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Eva Marcille enjoys the Saturday night lineup at the ESSENCE Music Festival.