White House Correspondents Association Dinner

White House Correspondents' Association Dinner
ESSENCE.COM May, 01, 2010

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Actor Terrence Howard arrives at the White House Correspondents Dinner.

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Gabourey Sidibe glowed in a flowing blue gown as she arrived at the White House Correspondents Dinner.

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Wolf Blitzer, ESSENCE Magazine guest and CoverGirl spokesperson Queen Latifah and Dennis Quaid on the red carpet at 2010 White House Correspondents dinner pre-party at the Hilton Washington Hotel on May 1.

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Common got suited up for his first time attending the White House Correspondents Dinner.

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Attorney General Eric Holder and wife Sharon Malone on the red carpet. While the Attorney General wore a traditional tux his wife preferred a more eclectic ensemble for the evening.

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Mayor Adrian Fenty of DC and his stunning wife Michelle looked fashionably forward as they arrived at the White House Correspondents Dinner.

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Omarosa Manigault-Stallworth was one of the few celebs who wore black for the evening. She looked glamorous in a body hugging black gown.

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Tracy Morgan went for a classic look. The always comical Morgan reportedly teared up when meeting President Obama, saying “I can’t believe I met the President.”

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The Reverend Al Sharpton was all smiles on the red carpet at the White House Correspondents Dinner.

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It was a night of comic relief for President Obama. Here he playfully nibbles on a strawberry during the White House Correspondents Dinner.

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First Lady Michelle Obama looks on from her table during the White House Correspondents Dinner.

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President Obama, journalist Matt Winkler, First Lady Michelle Obama and comedian Jay Leno during the White House Correspondents Dinner. The First Lady wore a red matte jersey gown by up-and-coming designer Prabal Gurung.

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Al Roker arrives at the MSNBC Afterparty following the White House Correspondents Dinner.