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The Legends Luncheon
Oprah welcomes her guests
Oprah welcomes her guests to the Legends Luncheon.
Oprah, Mary J. Blige and Chaka Khan
Mary J. Blige and Chaka Khan
Oprah mingles with Mary J. Blige and Chaka Khan.
Halle Berry, Tina Turner, Alicia Keys and Diana Ross
The Legends and "young'uns" alternate seating around the table— Halle Berry, Tina Turner, Alicia Keys and Diana Ross.
Oprah, Ashanti, Tyra Banks and Natalie Cole
Oprah welcomes Ashanti, Tyra Banks and Natalie Cole.
Lunch is served
Waiters—one for each guest—serve minted pea soup, pistachio-covered chicken paillard and chocolate cake with truffle cream.
John Legend
John Legend sings at the party.
Young'uns
Ashanti, Janet Jackson, Alicia Keys, Mariah Carey, Mary J. Blige and Missy Elliott read Pearl Cleage's poem, "We Speak Your Names,"fysrtvtybfrxrttx to the Legends.
Pearl Cleage, Angela Bassett and Alfre Woodard
Pearl Cleage, Angela Bassett and Alfre Woodard get emotional reciting the poem, "We Speak Your Names."
Della Reese, Coretta Scott King and Roberta Flack
Legends Della Reese, Coretta Scott King and Roberta Flack listen to the young'uns' tribute.
Gladys Knight, Mariah Carey and Yolanda Adams
Legends and young'uns autograph each others' menu cards—Gladys Knight, Mariah Carey and Yolanda Adams.
Cicely Tyson's signed menu card
Cicely Tyson's signed menu card.
Dorothy Height and Shirley Caesar
Dorothy Height and Shirley Caesar.
Alicia Keys and Maya Angelou
Alicia Keys leans on Maya Angelou.
Gayle King and Janet Jackson
Gayle King and Janet Jackson.
Yolanda Adams, Nancy Wilson and Phylicia Rashad
Yolanda Adams, Nancy Wilson and Phylicia Rashad.
Mariah Carey, Brandy, Patti LaBelle, Mary J. Blige and Cicely Tyson
Mariah Carey, Brandy, Patti LaBelle, Mary J. Blige and Cicely Tyson enjoy the luncheon.
Diahann Carroll, Tina Turner, Darnell Martin, Angela Bassett and Susan Taylor
Diahann Carroll, Tina Turner, Darnell Martin, Angela Bassett and Susan Taylor.
Suzan-Lori Parks, Natalie Cole and Iman
Suzan-Lori Parks, Natalie Cole and Iman chat at the luncheon.
Diamond drop earrings
Oprah gives each Legend a pair of diamond drop earrings!
Diamond hoop earrings
To the each of young'uns, Oprah gives a pair of diamond hoop earrings!
Iman, Michelle Obama, Pam Grier and Debbie Allen
Iman, Michelle Obama, Pam Grier and Debbie Allen toast the day!
Yolanda Adams, Nancy Wilson and Oprah
Yolanda Adams, Nancy Wilson and Oprah.

Preparations for Oprah's Legends Ball begin.