Posted by | Ray Cornelius 

The honorees for this year’s Black Girls Rock  were announced earlier today by the Founder and CEO, Beverly Bond and BET Networks. Judging by the names of the recipients, this year’s show is going to be a night to remember. Take a peep at the list below:

BET Black Girls Rock 2012 Red Carpet ArrivalsPatti Labelle: Living Legend Award

Queen Latifah: Rock Star Award

Mara Brock-Akil: Shot Caller Award

Venus Williams: Star Power Award

Ameena Mathews: Community Activist

Misty Copeland: Young, Gifted & Black

Marian Wright Edelman: Social Humanitarian

As previously reported, this year’s two-hour telecast will be hosted once again by actresses Traci Ellis Ross and Regina King and will tape on Saturday, Oct. 26 at the New Jersey Performing Arts enter.

“Each of the women, whom we are celebrating this year, epitomize the champion’s spirit as applicable to their respective fields. They are anchored by a fierce commitment to their craft or cause; they have shown the ability to navigate multiple sectors and industries successfully; and they are conscious about the role they play in enriching our society and culture. They absolutely Rock!,” said Founder, Beverly Bond.

Congrats once again to all the honorees!

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