This weekend, some of the most beautiful, inspiring, and successful women in the industry were invited to the 2015 Black Girls Rock! celebration.
Along with those in attendance for the televised ceremonies,which included Michelle Obama, Estelle, as well as our very own Karen Civil, was Jada Pinkett Smith who received the Chevrolet Star Power Award.
Jada was presented the honor by her husband Will Smith, and gave an incredibly powerful speech about just how much women have accomplished.
Those honored for the rest of the evening also incorporated Cicely Tyson, who received the Living Legend Award, Ava DuVernay, who received the Shot Caller Award, Dr. Helene D. Gayle, whyo received the Social Humanitarian Award, Erykah Badu who received the Rock Star Award, and Nadia Lopez, who received the Change Agent Award.
The event was hosted by Tracee Ellis Ross and Regina King, and included musical performances by Ciara, Jill Scott, Faith Evans, Fantasia, Sheila E., Lalah Hathawa and Erykah Badu.
Black Girls Rock! is a nonprofit organization committed to enriching girls through leadership, education, and positive identity. See the video of Bader TV‘s coverage below.