Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Photos of the Day: Black Girls Rock!

The 4th annual Black Girls Rock! awards was held on Saturday, October 17 at the New York Times Center in NYC. Black Girls Rock! is a non profit youth empowerment mentoring organization founded by DJ Beverly Bond. Bond is pictured at center with actresses Tracee Ellis Ross and Regina King, who served as hosts for the evening.

Tracee Ross and Regina King with actress Queen Latifah

On the Black Girls Rock! twitter page, they share that Queen Latifah made a $25,000 contribution!

Fashion stylist and author June Ambrose, DJ Beverly Bond, singer Janelle Monae, and actress/entrepreneur Raven Symone

Bond with Black Girls Rock! Icon honoree Mary J. Blige

Bethann Hardison and Iyanla Vanzant

Regina King, Dr. Mehret Mandefro, Beverly Bond, Lisa Evers, Tracee Ellis Ross, and Londell McMillan

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