Category Archives: She Rocks!

In Living Color: An Interview with Artist Tamara Natalie Madden

Have you ever come across an amazing work of art and thought, “I wonder what the story is behind this piece?” Well, after looking through painter Tamara Natalie Madden’s collection, you will undoubtedly be asking yourself, “What’s the story behind … Continue reading

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She Rocks! Three Fashionistas To Watch

Spring is a time for rebirth, renewal, and regrowth.  It’s also an ideal time to update your wardrobe, so out with the mess, and in with the fresh! Thanks to sites such as esty and ebay, a plethora of online … 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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SHE ROCKS! AWARDS EDITION: Rachel Lloyd

Rachel Lloyd, founder of the Girls Educational and Mentoring Service (G.E.M.S.), an organization that works to rescue sexually exploited children, was last year’s recipient of the Black Girls Rock! Community Service Award. She came to the United States in 1997 … Continue reading

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SHE ROCKS! AWARDS EDITION: Estelle

Move over T-Pain. There’s a new rappa ternt sanga in the neighborhood, and guess what? No Auto-Tune required for this diva. Estelle–the winner of last years “Who Got Next” Award–may be internationally known for her 2008 smash hit “American Boy,” … Continue reading

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She Rocks! Daphne S. Valerius

Daphne S. Valerius is the writer, director, and producer of the documentary The Souls of Black Girls, a film which interrogates whether Black women in America have a self image disorder. I saw the film at the center of the … Continue reading

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