Black Girl's Rock!'s annual celebration will be back on our TV screens in just a few weeks, courtesy of BET.
Yara Shahidi has already made Rolling Stone's #25Under25 list but at this year's Black Girl's Rock! awards, she will be awarded the Young Gifted and Black Award. Issa Rae will receive the Star PowerAward and music legend Roberta Flack will receive the coveted Living LegendAward. As well as Derrica and Natalie Wilson, founders of the Black and Missing Foundation Inc. who will be honored with the Community Change AgentAward and Wall Street rockstar Suzanne Shank will nab the Shot CallerAward this year.
" ... #BlackLoveisRevolutionary and it's all love at the 2017 #BLACKGIRLSROCKAwards
We're excited to announce this year's celebrants! Congrats Issa Rae, Yara Shahidi, Derrica and Natalie Wilson of Black and Missing Foundation, Suzanne Shank and Roberta Flack! #ReadytoRock? #BlackGirlsRock" - BGR