This Year’s ‘Black Girls Rock’ Host Announced
Golden Globe winning actress and all around beautiful queen Taraji P. Henson is set to host the 2017 ‘Black Girls Rock’ Awards. Henson took to Instagram to post about how honored she was to have been selected as the host, also mentioning that the awards honoring her 6 years ago is still a highlight of her career.
She finished her caption off with some inspiration saying, “let’s make history together as we come together as women of brains, beauty and in support of each other.”
Among those being honored are Issa Rae, who will be awarded the Star Power award, Yara Shahidi will be receiving the Young, Gifted and Black award, Roberta Flack will be awarded the Living Legend, Suzanne Shank will receive the Shot Caller award, and Derrica Wilson and Natalie Wilson will receive the Community Change Award.
Catch these magical Black women receiving their awards on BET on August 20th.