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BET's 'Black Girls Rock! 2011' Announces Performers and Presenters

Shadow and Act By Jasmin | Shadow and Act October 13, 2011 at 6:15AM

Actresses Tichina Arnold and Sharon Leal will join previously announced co-hosts, Tracee Ellis Ross and Regina King, as presenters for the second annual televised Black Girls Rock! 2011 special.
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Actresses Tichina Arnold and Sharon Leal will join previously announced co-hosts, Tracee Ellis Ross and Regina King, as presenters for the second annual televised Black Girls Rock! 2011 special.

Dedicated to honoring women of color around the world who stand as inspirational role models, Black Girls Rock! 2011 adds Mary J. Blige, Erykah Badu, Jill Scott, Melanie Fiona, Mary Mary, Elle Varner and Shirley Caesar as performers to help BET Networks and Beverly Bond, founder and CEO of Black Girls Rock, celebrate the achievements of this year’s honorees.

The two-hour event is planned as a star-studded evening celebrating the strengths, triumphs and talents of Black women. This year’s celebrants and award recipients include:

Academy-award nominee Taraji P. Henson – Star Power Award
Political activist, scholar, and author Angela Davis – Icon Award
Gospel singer Shirley Caesar – Living Legend Award
Actress and singer Tatyana Ali – Young, Black & Gifted Award
President of WNBA and former Girl Scouts USA executive Laurel J. Richie – Shot Caller Award
and The Rebecca Project for Human Rights co-founders Imani Walker and Malika Saada Saar – Trailblazer Awards

The telecast is a BET Networks and B.G.R. Enterprises production. Beverly Bond executive produces along with Stephen Hill, Connie Orlando, Eugene Caldwell, and Salli Frattini of BET Networks.

The show tapes October 15th at the historic Paradise Theater in Bronx, NY, and will make its network premiere on Sunday, November 6th at 8:00 PM ET on BET.

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