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July 29, 2014

About a "Girl" Who Refused to Just Shut up and Take Orders

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Sherri Shepherd, Tom Joyner to Host McDonald's 365 Black Awards

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'The View' co-host Sherri Shepherd has been chosen to co-host McDonald's 365 Black Awards on July 2 at the Ernest Morial Convention Center in New Orleans with nationally syndicated radio personality Tom Joyner.

The annual award event, which takes place at the beginning of the Essence Music Festival weekend, recognizes African-Americans leaders who have contributed to bettering the lives of African-Americans around the country.

The 365Black Awards were launched as an extension to the fast food company's initiative to celebrate the achievements of African-Americans year-long.

While in New Orleans, Shepherd and Joyner will also participate in the Essence Empowerment Summits during Fourth of July weekend.

This year, Harvard professor and cultural anthropologist Dr. Henry Louis Gates, CEO of National Black McDonald's Operators Association and New Jersey Operator Rita Mack, Friends of the Ronald McDonald House Charities and philanthropic celebrity couple Rodney and Holly Robinson Peete, and Category 5 Lieutenant General Russel Honore, who led Task Force Katrina during the aftermath of the devastating hurricane.

Previous honorees include Rev. Jesse Jackson, former Essence Magazine editor-in-chief Susan Taylor, former Spelman College president Dr. Johnetta B. Cole and former NBA player Alonzo Mourning.

Grammy Award-winning singer Regina Bell is also slated to perform at the awards luncheon. Guests in attendance will enjoy a special VIP 'In the Golden' spotlight-themed reception immediately before the event.



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Sights & Sounds of 2009 Essence Music Festival

En Vogue performs during the 2009 Essence Music Festival at the Louisiana Superdome.

Sights & Sounds of 2009 Essence Music Festival

Eva Pigford alongside Jazmine Sullivan during the 2009 Essence Music Festival.

Sights & Sounds of 2009 Essence Music Festival

Lionel Richie performs during the 2009 Essence Music Festival at the Louisiana Superdome.

Sights & Sounds of 2009 Essence Music Festival

Dwayne Wade and Alonzo Mourning strike a pose during the 2009 Essence Music Festival.

Sights & Sounds of 2009 Essence Music Festival

Al Green performs during the 2009 Essence Music Festival at the Louisiana Superdome.

Sights & Sounds of 2009 Essence Music Festival

Lisa Raye interacts with fans during the 2009 Essence Music Festival.

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Teena Marie performs during the 2009 Essence Music Festival at the Louisiana Superdome.

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Ryan Leslie performs during the 2009 Essence Music Festival at the Louisiana Superdome.

Sights & Sounds of 2009 Essence Music Festival

Frankie Beverly performs during the 2009 Essence Music Festival at the Louisiana Superdome.

Sights & Sounds of 2009 Essence Music Festival

En Vogue performs during the 2009 Essence Music Festival at the Louisiana Superdome.

Sights & Sounds of 2009 Essence Music Festival

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