Posted by | Ray Cornelius 

BET and Black Girls Rock have announced the honorees for this year telecast which include Cicely Tyson (Living Legend Award), Ava DuVernay (Shot Caller Award), Jada Pinkett-Smith (Star Power Award), Erykah Badu (Rock Star Award), Dr. Helen D. Gayle (Social Humanitarian Award) and Nadia Lopez (Change Agent Award).

Scheduled to perform during the show are Jill Scott, Ciara, Fantasia, Faith Evans, Shelia E., Lalah Hathaway and honoree, Erykah Badu.

As previously reported, Black Girls Rock celebrates the triumphs of inspirational African-American women who are trailblazers in the areas of art, philanthropy, sports, and community service. The show will be hosted once again by Tracee Ellis Ross and Regina King and will take place at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center located in downtown Newark, NJ.

Tune in to watch “BLACK GIRLS ROCK!™” on Easter Sunday, April 5, 2015 at 7 pm/ET.

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