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5.11.13

What to Watch Tonight: BET's Black Girls Rock

Kelly Rowland performing during the awards.
Tonight on BET (StarSat 190) at 10pm, viewers can watch the 2013 edition of Black Girls Rock

Don't know what that is? Well here's a statement from BET explaining what is it and why you should tune in: 

***Press Release***

Black Girls Rock (BGR) is a unique celebration of art, music, and expression, seen through the eyes of women everywhere and dedicated to promoting positive images of women of colour. 

This year, BGR celebrates the career and achievements of legendary singer Patti Labelle (Living Legend Award), hip-hop pioneer Queen Latifah (Rock Star Award), esteemed writer and producer Mara Brock Akil (Shot Caller Award), tennis icon and entrepreneur Venus Williams (Star Power Award),  community organizer Ameena Matthews (Community Activist Award), ground-breaking ballet dancer Misty Copeland (Young, Gifted & Black Award), and children’s rights activist Marian Wright Edelman (Social Humanitarian Award).

BGR commemorates the strengths, triumphs and talents of women from diverse fields, ranging from entertainment, to business and social activism.  Presenters for the night include Grammy award winner Mariah Carey, actresses Nia Long, Tatyana Ali and La La Anthony, multi-talented musician and recording artist Marsha Ambrosius, TV broadcaster Soledad O’Brien and BLACK GIRLS ROCK!™ founder Beverly Bond.  The show was hosted by crowd favourites Tracee Ellis Ross and Regina King.

Performers include Kelly Rowland, Jennifer Hudson, Patti LaBelle and Janelle Monae. 

Tune in on BET (StarSat 190- TopTV) at 10pm tonight. 

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