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25th Anniversary Essence Awards (1995)

TV Special | 120 min | Family

Sinbad & Natalie Cole hosted The 25th Anniversary Essence Awards,honoring the achievements of African Americans in various fields. Taped at New York City's Paramount Theater, honorees included General Colin Powell, Janet Jackson, Stevie ...See moreSinbad & Natalie Cole hosted The 25th Anniversary Essence Awards,honoring the achievements of African Americans in various fields. Taped at New York City's Paramount Theater, honorees included General Colin Powell, Janet Jackson, Stevie Wonder, law student Zoe London & Birthing Project founder Kathryn Hail. Presenters Included Bill Cosby, Oprah Winfrey and Laurence Fishburne. Written by A.D. See less
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Anita Baker
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Toni Braxton
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Natalie Cole
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Bill Cosby
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Cheryl 'Salt' James
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B.B. King
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Jada Pinkett Smith
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Colin Powell
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Jon Secada
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Sinbad
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