This Just In: 2009 Awards Show Rundown

bgImagine 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 of red-carpet glamour, a touch of New York City, and a taste of benevolence. What have you got?


Yes ladies and gentleman, the time has come for our first official blog blast! Drumroll, please…

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 star-studded extravaganza!

The 2009 honorees include Grammy Award winner Mary J. Blige, trailblazer, entrepreneur, & actress Raven Symoné, legendary poet and playwright Sonia Sanchez, Wondaland Arts Society/Atlantic recording artist Janelle Monáe, supermodel and fashion Icon, Naomi Campbell and TruthAIDS founder, activist and White House Fellow, Dr. Mehret Mandefro. Other participants include: actress Kerry Washington, philanthropist Jessica Seinfeld, Essence Magazine’s Emil Wilbekin, renowned visual artist Vic Muniz, multi-platinum producer Bryan-Michael Cox and more.

The full list of honorees for The  Fourth Annual  BLACK GIRLS ROCK!Awards will be announced on September 15th.

Head here for ticket information:

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4 Responses to This Just In: 2009 Awards Show Rundown

  1. Tru-dru says:

    Raven-symone and others are doin things good things. That’s so what’s up. Keep me imformed so i can spread the word.

  2. delena says:

    I’ve already purchased my ticket! I’m so excited!!

  3. Kay says:

    im so jealous i cant go 😦
    invited over 150 people on facebook and i keep getting notification telling my that they have joined! they all love the blog! keep it up!!


  4. Miss Quan says:

    CAN’T Hardly wait 🙂
    This is so inspiring!


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