Star Gazing: 8.15.12

ESSENCE.COM Aug, 14, 2012

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Sanaa Lathan visits SiriusXM Studios in New York City.

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Jordin Sparks attends a screening of Sparkle at the Tribeca Grand Hotel in New York City.

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Olympic swimmer Cullen Jones stopped by ESSENCE to show off his medals and talk about his Make a Splash initiative.

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Ciara is seen out and about in Beverly Hills running errands.

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June Ambrose attends a screening of Sparkle at Tribeca Grand Hotel in New York City.

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Tika Sumpter attends a screening of Sparkle at the Tribeca Grand Hotel in New York City.

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Carmen Ejogo attends the Sparkle After Party at the Soho Grand Hotel in New York City.

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Omari Hardwick attends a screening of Sparkle at Tribeca Grand Hotel in New York City.

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Mike Epps attends a Sparkle at Tribeca Grand Hotel in New York City.

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Derek Luke attends a screening of Sparkle at Tribeca Grand Hotel in New York City.

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Gabby Douglas leaves the Late Show With David Letterman taping at the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York City.

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Goapele performs during the 100th Anniversary Celebration of the African National Congress at Central Park SummerStage in New York City.

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Towanda & Trina Braxton hosted the African Pride Hair Care “Back to School Beauty Fest” in Columbia, SC.