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Black Girls Rock

Marvel Reinvents Another Classic Character As A Person Of Color

The Huffington Post | Aaron Barksdale | Posted 08.21.2015 | Black Voices

Marvel Comics has revamped Devil Dinosaur, a classic 1978 comic, and replaced the main character "Moon Boy" with a cooler-than-cool blac...

10 Reasons Why Black Girls Rock! Matters

Dr. F. Emelia Sam | Posted 06.07.2015 | Black Voices
Dr. F. Emelia Sam

Given the venomous attitudes towards young Black girls -- Mo'Ne Davis, Quvenzhané Wallis, Sasha and Malia Obama just to name a few -- Black Girls Rock! is more necessary than ever. These girls did absolutely nothing (but be Black) to encounter the kind of hatred

How My White Husband Reminded Me That I'm a Black Girl Who Rocks

Akirah Robinson | Posted 06.07.2015 | Black Voices
Akirah Robinson

I couldn't stop feeling like Black Girls Rock! was doing more than entertaining us. It was bonding us. Halfway into the show, Michelle Obama walked onto the stage and for some reason, I had a visceral reaction. Suddenly, I started remembering moments from my childhood.

Love The Real You: The Case for Self Love

Fatima Scipio | Posted 06.07.2015 | Black Voices
Fatima Scipio

In a society where we are hit with images that range from young girls beating on each other to assaulting our elders, one must wonder and question where is the love? Where is the love for self and those around us?

This Is Why We Still Don't Need #WhiteGirlsRock

Olivia Cole | Posted 06.03.2015 | Women
Olivia Cole

Part of sisterhood means acknowledging that all of our sisters walk different paths and face unique challenges. One of the challenges we (white women) do not face -- no matter how you cut it: size, shape, ability or education level -- is representation.

All Hail The Pinkett-Smith Family!

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 03.30.2015 | Black Voices

Newark, New Jersey, was the place to be on Saturday, as the most beautiful and brilliant women of color gathered for the 2015 Black Girls Rock event. ...

Michelle Obama Declares 'Black Girls Rock!'

AP | Nekesa Mumbi Moody | Posted 03.29.2015 | Black Voices

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- Michelle Obama celebrated the beauty, power and tenacity of black women while spreading her own message of education for girls at...

Not Just a Book: "Legacies, a Guide for Young Black Women in Planning Their Future"

Myrdith Leon Mccormack | Posted 08.05.2014 | Black Voices
Myrdith Leon Mccormack

The stories in this book are designed to educate and motivate our children of all colors (and even adults) on black heritage, roots and the entire black race.

5 Bloggers Who Are Blogging Better Than You (And Me)

Olivia Cole | Posted 02.11.2014 | Black Voices
Olivia Cole

I wanted to hip you to five amazing women whose blogs you should be reading right now. If you want to improve the contents of your brain, read these women. If you want to improve the brains of the people around you, share their blogs. And don't stop there.

Beverly Bond Responds To #WhiteGirlsRock

The Huffington Post | Rhonesha Byng | Posted 12.11.2013 | Black Voices

In an exclusive on TheRoot.com, Beverly Bond offers her perspective on the #whitegirlsrock hashtag that launched on twitter with accusations of revers...

Why I'm Not Here for #WhiteGirlsRock

Olivia Cole | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices
Olivia Cole

What it comes down to is that black girls are missing representations of themselves in positive contexts. When they turn on the TV, they are missing. When they are looking at the cover of magazines like Vogue and Elle, they are missing.

This Red Carpet Proved Why Black Girls Most Definitely Rock!

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 10.28.2013 | Black Voices

Our favorite annual parade of beautiful black women on the red carpet took place on Saturday. Beverly Bond's 2013 Black Girls Rock event was yet a...

And The Black Girls Rock Honorees Are...

AP | JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. | Posted 10.17.2013 | Black Voices

ATLANTA -- ATLANTA (AP) — Patti Labelle is a known diva and Queen Latifah does not consider herself one, but both will be among those honored as par...

WATCH: Gabrielle Union Opens Up On Combating Negative Stereotypes

Posted 11.10.2012 | Black Voices

During this week’s episode of HuffPost’s Black Voices’ weekly entertainment news series, BV 365, host Teri Johnson was on the “pink” carpet ...

PHOTOS: All The Glitz And Glam At Black Girls Rock 2012

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 10.16.2012 | Black Voices

A who's who list of Hollywood's biggest and brightest black starlets stepped out on Saturday night for the 2012 Black Girls Rock event. Gabrielle ...

Alicia Keys, Dionne Warwick Among Honorees For BET Special

AP | Posted 10.10.2012 | Black Voices

NEW YORK -- Alicia Keys and Dionne Warwick are known for singing pop and R&B, but they'll be honored as black women who "rock" on BET. The "Black Gir...

My Black Is Beautiful Launches Big Initiative

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 07.08.2012 | Black Voices

The Essence Music Festival is in full swing and while there are plenty of amazing music acts hitting the stage this weekend--like D'Angelo, Mary J. Bl...

Brennan Williams

Erykah Badu, Mary Mary And More Rock The House At 'Black Girls Rock'

HuffingtonPost.com | Brennan Williams | Posted 12.17.2011 | Black Voices

Founded by celebrity DJ and Philanthropist, Beverly Bond, Saturday marked the second annual televised taping of "Black Girls Rock," held at the histor...