Am I the only one who woke up this morning with “This is why I ROCK!” on repeat in my head? Never before in the history of television have we seen Black women and girls CELEBRATED and uplifted this way. Black Girls Rock! founder Beverly Bond, in partnership with BET, has brought her love and respect for Black women – which by the way has been going strong for years, long before the cameras were rolling – to the masses. I laughed. I cried. I took mental notes. Each honoree’s acceptance speech was heartfelt, tear-filled and packed with quotable moments we’ll carry for years. Here are just a few of my favs
Last Thursday evening Image Activist (and all around fly girl) Michaela Angela Davis hosted the very first installation of her “Free the Girls” conversation series. Michaela sat down with the phenomenal Beverly Bond to chat candidly on the topics of image, beauty, and power.
Imagine sitting in a beautiful, historic theater surrounded by a sea of gorgeous women ranging from 10 to 60 (and a few very lucky men). We’re talking all ages, shapes, and beautiful brown hues with every hairstyle and texture imaginable. In true black girl fashion, everyone is dressed to the nines as we entered the Paradise Theatre in the Bronx prepared for greatness. BLACK GIRLS ROCK! had us laughing, crying, dancing in our seats, and celebrating the brilliance of black woman across the globe. Grab your girls, grab some tissue and tune in to BET on November 6th at 8 p.m. EST for a night of sisterhood and empowerment you won’t soon forget!
If you haven’t been hearing all of the buzz surrounding the November 7th world premiere of Black Girls Rock! then all I can say is, pay attention closely. Tomorrow night at 8 p.m. EST, BET is joining forces with Fly Female Entrepreneur and world-class DJ, Beverly Bond, to present Black Girls Rock! A celebration of
Res: Independent Music Artist If you weren’t rockin’ out to Res’s first album “How I Do?” back in 2001, I may need to pull your cool card…like, immediately! With instant hits including “Golden Boys” and “They-Say Vision,” this eclectic genre-less album served as the soundtrack to my first year in New York City and boy