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2000 Essence Awards (2000)

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TV Special | 120 min | Family

The Essence Awards was a ceremony hosted by Oprah Winfrey and Bill Cosby that honored African-American women who have enriched society through their contributions to education, social policies, public services and the arts. The event was ...See moreThe Essence Awards was a ceremony hosted by Oprah Winfrey and Bill Cosby that honored African-American women who have enriched society through their contributions to education, social policies, public services and the arts. The event was held at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, New York. Written by Thiz Markie See less
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2000 (United States)

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Bill Cosby
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Oprah Winfrey
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Erykah Badu
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Tyra Banks
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Harry Belafonte
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Ben Carson
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Sean 'Diddy' Combs
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Sampson Davis
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Loretta Devine
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Rah Digga
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Faith Evans
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Vivica A. Fox
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Mel Gibson
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Ginuwine
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Danny Glover
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Whoopi Goldberg
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Macy Gray
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Robert Guillaume
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Rameck Hunt
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Phil Jackson
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George Jenkins
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Michael Jordan
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Patti LaBelle
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Spike Lee
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Gerald Levert
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Ananda Lewis
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Delroy Lindo
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Nelson Mandela
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Michael Michele
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Shemar Moore
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Rosie O'Donnell
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Randall Robinson
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Susan Sarandon
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David Satcher
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Bobby Short
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Blair Underwood
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Iyanla Vanzant
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Hezekiah Walker
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Dave Winfield
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Alfre Woodard
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Marian Wright Edelman
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6 / 10 | 5 votes