Black Girls Rock!
NEW JERSEY PERFORMINGPE ARTS CENTER, NEWARK, AUG. 26 “Tonight, we cecelebrate our queens,” the evening’s host, Queen Latifah, annouannounced from the stage. And that they did, with awards handehanded out to Janet Jackson, Mary J. Blige, Naomi Campbell, Lenlena Waithe, Me Too founder Tarana Burke and legendary choreographerchor Judith Jameson. “We have to make sure that all blackb women are empowered and that we all own our magicmagic,” Campbell said. Waithe spoke of her recent headline-makmaking decision to cut off her hair. “I decided to be free,” she said. “For me it was hair. For you it might be something elselse.” “Black Girls Rock!” airs on BET on Sept. 9.
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