Monthly Archives: November 2009

BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Rockstar of the Week

By Contributing Writer: Amaany Clarke When deciding who to choose for our Rock Star of the Week, the infamous woman in the above picture came to mind. She was born Ursula Hilaria Celia Caridad Cruz Alfonzo on October 21, 1925 … Continue reading

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Rihanna Breaks The Silence on Abuse

In a much anticipated interview last Friday on ABC’s 20/20, Diane Sawyer interviewed pop-star Rihanna about her fight back in February with fellow singer and now ex-boyfriend, Chris Brown. Rihanna alleged that after they left a Grammy party, Chris proceeded … Continue reading

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THIS IS WHY WE ROCK: Awards Edition

On the night of the BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Awards, the girls enrolled in our DJ 101 and I Rhyme Like a Girl programs experienced the excitement of viewing the honorees from their seats in the audience in addition to performing … Continue reading

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Extra, Extra! The Award Show Rundown

On Saturday, October 17, 2009 the stars aligned at the illustrious Times Center in the heart of New York City for the 4th Annual 2009 BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Awards co-hosted by esteemed actresses Regina King and Tracee Ellis Ross. Tapping into her list of diverse philanthropic … Continue reading

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