The 2nd Annual GM Style event brought out Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick (2nd from left), his wife Carlita (far left), Jerome Bettis and his wife Trameka on January 12th in Detroit.
will.i.am of the group the Black Eyed Peas, celebrates the opening of the PeaPod Music and Arts Academy at Peace4Kids, located in the Watts/Willowbrook Boys and Girls Club in Los Angeles. This state-of-the-art music educational center was created with support from The Black Eyed Peas and the Entertainment Industry Foundation, which offers instructional training in four disciplines: music, film, theater arts and digital media. Among the center's features are a sound-proofed recording studio, an electronic movie screen and computer lab. The academy will serve foster care youth and other at-risk teens.
Actresses Regina King and Gabrielle Union attend Michael Jordan's 7th Annual Celebrity Invitational Golf Tournament at the Atlantis Paradise Island in the Bahamas, January 16th-20th. Proceeds raised will benefit the Butch Kerzner Memorial Fund, the James Jordan Foundation, the Ronald McDonald Houses of North Carolina, and 40 additional charities as designated by celebrity participants.
Actress Yaya Dacosta signs the movie poster for the Honeydripper, at a screening in Atlanta. DaCosta stars in the film along with Danny Glover and Charles S. Dutton. From AccessAtlanta.com: Set in 1950s Alabama, Honeydripper stars Glover as a rural nightclub owner looking for a big weekend blues score to lift him out of debt. The film opens in Atlanta on January 18th.