Niecy Nash & Maya Angelou // 2009 AWRT Gracie Awards

Actress/comedienne Niecy Nash and Dr. Maya Angelou stopped for a photo together at the 34th Annual AWRT Gracie Awards Gala at The New York Marriott Marquis Wednesday (June 3) evening in New York City. AWRT is an acronym for “American Women in Radio and Television” and the Gracie Awards honor those women. Women who attended the event (and were honored) included young actress Keke Palmer, TV chef Rachael Ray, financial advisor Suze Orman, comedienne Kathy Griffin and others. Continue reading for a few photos from the event.

Keke Palmer // 2009 AWRT Gracie Awards Rachael Ray // 2009 AWRT Gracie Awards

Gayle King & Niecy Nash // 2009 AWRT Gracie Awards Suze Orman & Kathy Griffin // 2009 AWRT Gracie Awards

Amy Poehler & Niecy Nash // 2009 AWRT Gracie Awards

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