BGR stands for Black Girls Rock, Beverly Bond’s philanthropic 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.
BGR spawned into the inspiring awards show of the same name. BGR! Celebrates the brilliance and beauty of Black women. This year’s show will be hosted by Tracee Ellis Ross and Regina King. The night’s honorees include Grammy Award winning legendary gospel singer Shirley Caesar, Icon Angela Davis, Philanthropist and president of the WNBA Laurel Richie, Academy award-nominated actress Taraji P. Henson, and silver screen beauty Tatyana Ali.
The 2nd Annual Black Girls Rock Special will air on BET this Sunday, Nov. 6th