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BET’s Black Girls Rock airs on DStv, November 10

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On November 10th on DStv’s channel 135, your screens will be taken over by black girls who rock featuring in the annually broadcast BET event, Black Girls Rock!. The event is hosted by Diana Ross’s daughter Tracee Ellis Ross and actress Regina King. Performers at the event will include Alicia Keys, Brandy, Keisha Cole, Ciara, SWV, India Arie, Missy Elliot and the men of Black Girls Rock (Luke James, Anthony Hamilton and Eric Bennet). It promises to be a start studded event full of entertainment whilst several “black women” are honored with awards. The Star Power Award will be presented to Kerry Washington , Lifetime Legend Award to Dionne Warwick, the Inspiration Award to Susan Taylor, Rock Star Award to Alicia Keys, Social Humanitarian Award to Dr Hawa Abdi and her daughters, Young Gifted Black Award to Janelle Monae and the Making a Difference Awards to Yasmine Arrington, tiffany Bender and Alize Beal for making a difference in their communities. BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Inc. is a non-profit youth empowerment and mentoring organization established to promote the arts for young women of color, as well as to encourage dialogue and analysis of the ways women of color are portrayed in the media. Since 2006, BLACK GIRLS ROCK! has been dedicated to the healthy development of young women and girls and seeks to build the self-esteem and self-worth of young women of color by changing their outlook on life, broadening their horizons, and helping them to empower themselves. For the past five years, they have enriched the lives of girls aged 12 to 17 years old through mentorship, arts education, cultural exploration and public service. BLACK GIRLS ROCK! also partners with BET Networks in the worldwide broadcast of the BLACK GIRLS ROCK! event The event continues to be a historic and monumental show highlighting the accomplishments of exceptional women of color who have made outstanding contributions in their careers, and who stand as inspirational and positive role models in their communities. Don’t miss this year’s BLACK GIRLS ROCK! on Sunday, November 10, 2012 on BET channel 135 on DStv.]]>

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