Via: BET.com

 

Click Read More + Comment for additional photos.  The BLACK GIRLS ROCK!™ 2012 special on BET is back for a third televised installment with heartfelt performances, tributes and special awards to celebrate the achievements of remarkable women of color.  Back by popular demand is the dynamic duo of Tracee Ellis Ross and Regina King who are returning to co-host this year’s awards show.

 

The two-hour event will be a star-studded evening with performances and appearances by Alicia Keys, Brandy, India Arie, Keyshia Cole, Ciara and 2011 BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Star Power Award recipient Academy Award-nominees include Taraji P. Henson, Eva Longoria, Gabrielle Union, Meagan Good and more.  Viewers can expect more memorable moments from this year’s awards show that are sure to empower, entertain and elevate the soul.

This year’s much-deserving celebrants and award recipients include: Grammy Award-winning music legend Dionne Warwick – Living Legend Award; actress Kerry Washington – Star Power Award; magazine editor, writer and journalist Susan Taylor – Inspiration Award; singer-songwriter Alicia Keys – Rock Star Award; singer Janelle Monae – Young, Gifted and Black Award; and human rights activists and doctors, Dr. Hawa Abdi and her daughters – Social Humanitarian Award.

 

Black women are leading in the White House and are becoming more and more prevalent in Fortune 500 companies, dominating professional sports, driving political discourse and winning Hollywood’s top awards. BLACK GIRLS ROCK! 2012 promises to…read more at BET.com .

 

Black Girls Rock airs tonight, November 4th at 7P/6C

 

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Founded by celebrity DJ and Philanthropist, Beverly Bond, BLACK GIRLS ROCK!™ is dedicated to promoting positive images of women of color in mass media.  BLACK GIRLS ROCK!™ Inc., is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization, that has been dedicated to the healthy development of young women and girls since 2006.  BLACK GIRLS ROCK!™ Inc. seeks to build the self-esteem and self-worth of young women of color by changing their outlook on life, broadening their horizons and helping them to empower themselves. For additional information on BLACK GIRLS ROCK!™, visit www.blackgirlsrock.org.