The gorgeous Soul Food and real-life couple, Boris Kodjoe (second left) and Nicole Ari Parker (third left), Boris and Nicole were surrounded by the Essence staff, (from left) Cynthia Gordey, Shelly Jones, Lisa Hunt, Jayme Gayne, Kyissa Markland, LaShieka Purvis, LaToya Valmont, Hyacinth Camilleri, Denolyn Carroll, Bridgette Bartlett, Margaret Williams, Nicole Saunders and Veronica Byrd (front).
The two stars stopped by to promote their new TV show Second Time Around, scheduled to air in the fall on the UPN network.