black girls rock

Beverly Bond Launches BLACK GIRLS ROCK! AFRICA

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Beverly Bond’s BLACK GIRLS ROCK organization has not only empowered girls in New York City, but also around the globe via BET’s yearly award celebration. Now, the famous DJ is taking her movement to the Motherland. Bond announced the new initiative during the BET’s inaugural BET Experience Africa...

School Issues Apology After Making Girl Remove ‘Black Girls Rock’ T-Shirt

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A Biloxi, Mississippi mother is upset because her daughter had to remove her ‘Black Girls Rock’ t-shirt at school. Sharika Jolly says her daughter, Makiyah-Jae, didn’t always have high self-esteem, but the t-shirt was something she was proud of wearing. “Before she wanted her hair...

WTF Is A #WhiteGirlsRock? 6 Reasons White Women Need to STFU And Let Us Have This

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No seriously. I remember seeing that bullshit last year and being just as disgusted as I am at this moment. I am truly disheartened that people have the audacity to bring it up again this year. Will this be an issue annually? Black women have...

5 Reasons To Tune into ‘Black Girls Rock!’ Sunday

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Black Girls Rock!, both the non-profit youth empowerment organization and the awards show, continues to stand out as a shining testament to Black girl magic. The 2015 special, which taped at NJPAC last week, airs this Sunday, April 5th, at 7P/6C. It promises to deliver...

Jada Pinkett Smith Disappoints By Not Affirming That ‘Black Girls Rock!’

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Quick Jada posts: Jada Pinkett has disappointed us all. After attending BET’s Black Girls Rock! event only a few days ago, she posted this statement, accompanied a picture of her sculpted body in work out clothes, to her Facebook profile: The young thunder kittens aren’t...

#WhiteTears: White People Were Offended By Michelle Obama Being On Black Girls Rock

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Over the weekend Michelle Obama made an appearance at the taping of Black Girls Rock!, in Newark, NJ, celebrating and honoring Black women trailblazers. “No matter who you are, no matter where you come from, you are beautiful,” Obama told the crowd. “I am so...