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TV ISH: Black Girls Rock Show Performances [Video]

BET aired the 2011 edition of Black Girls Rock! last night, bringing a joyful celebration to all women of color. Co-hosted by actresses Tracee Ellis Ross and Regina King, the annual event showcased the accomplishments of African-American women in all spectrum's, including music, arts, science and technology, and politics. The honorees included:
  • Academy Award-nominee Taraji P. Henson – Star Power Award
  • Political activist, scholar, and author Angela Davis – Icon Award
  • Gospel great Shirley Caesar – Living Legend Award
  • Actress and singer Tatyana Ali – Young, Black & Gifted Award
  • President of WNBA and former Girl Scouts USA executive Laurel J. Richie – Shot Caller Award
  • The Rebecca Project for Human Rights co-founders Imani Walker and Malika Saada Saar – Trailblazer Awards.
Check out the performances inside ...

Erykah Badu - "Planet Rock" & "Appletree"

Jill Scott - "Womanifesto" & "Hate On Me"

Estelle - "Thank You"

Melanie Fiona - "This Time"

Elle Varner - "Only Wanna Give It To You"

Mary J. Blige - "Just Fine"

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