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I got a call from Toni Clark, of AOL to provide images for interviews she was doing of an event downtown on the Mall in D.C. Dr. Ian Smith, best known as the diet expert on VH1’s  Celebrity Fit Club  has come up with a campaign to encourage African Americans shed 50 million pounds over the next two years.

Saturday, April 7, the  50  million  pound challenge  kicked off on the Mall in Washington, D.C., and we were there to cover the event.

Dr. Ian Smith speaks with Toni Clark of AOL’s Black Voices.

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Jackee Harry was there, Emmy winning actress of “227” and Celebrity Fit Club 2 Cast Member.

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Omarion was there.

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And his performance was awesome!

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Kimberly Locke

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Kelly Price, Da Brat and Kimberly Locke

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Doug E. Fresh

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Michael Strahan

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Kelly Price

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DJ Biz Markie spun records onstage!

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Steve Harvey took time out from his radio show.

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And to top the event off, we were serenaded by Patti Labelle.

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As we left, people were in line, taking Dr. Ian’s message to heart.

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