Monthly Archives: September 2009

Let’s Get It Started!! BLACK GIRLS ROCK! AWARDS BLAST

BLACK GIRLS ROCK! INC. HONORS MARY J. BLIGE, NAOMI CAMPBELL, DR. SONIA SANCHEZ, RAVEN-SYMONÉ, JANELLE MONÁE, IYANLA VANZANT & MORE AT THE 4TH ANNUAL BLACK GIRLS ROCK! AWARDS FUNDRAISER Acclaimed actresses Regina King and Tracee Ellis Ross will co-host this … Continue reading

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Fight For Your Right To Live Longer

Turn on the television or radio. Pick up a newspaper or news magazine. Surf the web. Either way, you’re bound to come across a discussion about healthcare coverage in the United States. By now, after the media’s constant barrage of … Continue reading

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THIS IS WHY WE ROCK: Mercy’s Hair Story

Last Sunday, BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Inc. held a graduation ceremony for the members of our DJ 101 Program. Some of the girls wrote wonderful, heartwarming pieces that they shared with everyone in attendance. Mercy’s story strikes a chord with every … Continue reading

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Awards Show Approaching Swiftly!

The Fourth Annual BLACK GIRLS ROCK!™ Awards will be held on Saturday, October 17th, at the new and exciting Times Center located in the heart of New York City’s vibrant Times Square District. Celebrated actresses Regina King and Tracee Ellis Ross will be hosting the … Continue reading

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THIS IS WHY WE ROCK: Presenting the Class of 2009!

On Sunday, September 20, 2009, BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Inc. held its first ever graduation ceremony to pay tribute to the hard work and dedication of our 11 participants who successfully completed the DJ 101 program this past year. Their families, … Continue reading

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Last Night A DJ Saved My Life

Mirror mirror on the wallWho is the top choice of them all?There was a rumble tumble, five minutes it lastedthe mirror said…. This October at the fourth annual BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Awards, the “Jazzy Joyce” DJ Award will be going … Continue reading

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This Just In: 2009 Awards Show Rundown

Imagine a place where the most accomplished, talented, and influential women of color come to together in celebration… A place where women of color are honored for their brilliance, their dedication, and their extraordinary flyness… Now, just  add a dash … Continue reading

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SHE ROCKS! AWARDS EDITION: The 2008 Wrap-Up

The summer is quickly winding down which for some means cooler weather and colorful foliage. For us here at BLACK GIRLS ROCK!, fall denotes CRUNCH TIME. Yes readers, the 2009 BLACK GIRLS ROCK! AWARDS, our annual fundraiser, is right around … Continue reading

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SHE ROCKS! AWARDS EDITION: Pam Grier

Last year’s BLACK GIRLS ROCK! ‘Living Legend’ Award went to actress and icon Pam Grier. Better known for her roles as Foxy Brown and Jackie Brown, this Emmy and Golden Globe nominee reigned supreme as the queen of 1970s blaxploitation … Continue reading

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SHE ROCKS! AWARDS EDITION: Nicole Paultre-Bell and Valerie Bell

Nicole Paultre-Bell and Valerie Bell received last years Black Girls Rock! ‘Monument’ Award, which recognizes individuals who have endured crises and withstood tremendous emotional, physical, and/or psychological events. Sean Bell, who was tragically gunned down by police, in a hail … Continue reading

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