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Mary J. Blige, Naomi Campbell and Judith Jamison are among the recipients of the 2018 Black Girls Rock wards. Queen Latifah will host the show, which will be taped Sunday (Aug. 26) at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark.
Via Billboard, “Blige will receive the star power award. Campbell will be presented the black girl magic award, while Jamison will receive the living legend award for her work in dance and choreography. Other honorees include include Emmy-winning writer Lena Waithe and Tarana Burke of the #MeToo movement.”
Black Girls Rock will honor the ‘Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin with a Tribute. Performances will be done by Yolanda Adams, Tamia, H.E.R., Victory Boyd and Jacqueline Green of the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater.
The special will air on BET celebrating the accomplishments of black women on September 9.
Written By: Fantasia Harvey