McDonald’s 365Black Awards Was Full Of Beauty And Baby Bumps

July 5, 2017  |  
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On Sunday afternoon, McDonald’s held its 14th annual 365Black Awards at the Ritz Carlton in New Orleans during Essence Fest. The luncheon honored influential women making a positive impact in the African American community, including Olympic gold medalist Sanya Richards-Ross, actress Tichina Arnold, McDonald’s marketing exec Margaret Gillis, and Women in Entertainment Empowerment Network co-founder Valeshia Butterfield Jones.

Essence Atkins hosted the luncheon which featured performances by Kelly Price and Jekalyn Carr and a number of other celebs were in attendance as well. Check out all the beauty — and the baby bumps — on the golden carpet.

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Tichina Arnold

NEW ORLEANS, LA – JULY 02: Actress Bresha Webb attends the 14th Annual McDonald’s 365Black Awards at The Ritz-Carlton New Orleans on July 2, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Bennett Raglin/Getty Images)

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Bresha Webb

NEW ORLEANS, LA – JULY 02: TV personality Timon Kyle Durrett attends the 14th Annual McDonald’s 365Black Awards at The Ritz-Carlton New Orleans on July 2, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Bennett Raglin/Getty Images)

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Timon Kyle Durrett

<> at The Ritz-Carlton New Orleans on July 2, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Kelly Price

NEW ORLEANS, LA – JULY 02: Actor Marlon Wayans attends the 14th Annual McDonald’s 365Black Awards at The Ritz-Carlton New Orleans on July 2, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Bennett Raglin/Getty Images)

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Marlon Wayans

<> at The Ritz-Carlton New Orleans on July 2, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Sanya-Richards Ross

<> at The Ritz-Carlton New Orleans on July 2, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Valeshia Butterfield Jones

<> at The Ritz-Carlton New Orleans on July 2, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Essence Atkins

NEW ORLEANS, LA – JULY 02: TV personality Miss Lawrence attends the 14th Annual McDonald’s 365Black Awards at The Ritz-Carlton New Orleans on July 2, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Bennett Raglin/Getty Images)

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Miss Lawrence

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