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HOT 97’s Circle of Sisters star-studded 10th anniversary weekend

Jennifer Hudson COS 2014

The 10th anniversary of Circle of Sisters, presented by AARP in association with AT&T and Della Russo, showcased some of the most talented Hollywood insiders, industry experts and celebrities in the business. The event, held at the Jacob Javits, is the largest Expo in New York City celebrating women of color.

The weekend kicked off with Academy Award Winner Jennifer Hudson, Johnny Gill and Tyrese Gibson discussing what it takes to create a long-standing career. Attendees were also given a rare opportunity to have a one-on-one panel with music legend Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds. For the hip-hop generation, HOT 97’s Miss Info dished on all things gossip with television personality turned actress and New York Times best-selling author, LaLa Anthony.

Celebrity couples Niecy Nash and Jay Tucker, Rebecca and Terry Crews and Tamela and David Mann shared their personal secrets for a lasting relationship. Tina Campbell, of the Grammy Award winning duo Mary Mary, spoke candidly about her troubled marriage, while the big screen actor, Lance Gross, fielded audience questions. Additionally, New York Times best-selling author Zane talked about her new novel, “The Other Side of the Pillow.” During the health panel, Dr. Rachael Ross of “The Doctors” and her fellow panelists gave demonstrations and spoke candidly about having good sex and staying healthy.

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