Black Girls Rock!? … Yes indeed!
And, yet another edition of the award show founded by DJ and model Beverly Bond that pays homage to the awesome goings on of #BlackGirls young and old airs tonight on BET.
It’s a night to honor black women in entrepreneurship, entertainment, medicine and more.
She is an icon, a queen, and so deserving of this honor. We’re so excited to present @ImAngelaBassett with the Icon Award at this year’s #BLACKGIRLSROCK! Awards. Don’t miss the sisterhood and #blackgirlmagic at this year’s show. SUNDAY, SEPT 8 8/7c! pic.twitter.com/R7OdU9OU71
— BLACK GIRLS ROCK! (@BLACKGIRLSROCK) August 19, 2019
The show this year where actress Angela Bassett will receive the #IconAward is hosted by Niecy Nash.
— BLACK GIRLS ROCK! (@BLACKGIRLSROCK) September 3, 2019
India.Arie, Common and Erykah Badu are among the stars who will perform at this year’s Black Girls Rock! celebration,
Beverly Bond shared the story behind creating it with journalist and rapper Sway, on Sway’s Universe, and about having the support of mainstream media and how men can join the conversation.
(Cover photo: Angela Bassett arrives at the red carpet at the 2019 Black Girls Rock! Awards at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019, in Newark, NJ. (Photo by Brad Barket/Invision/AP)