The Black Girl Rock! event was taped about a week ago but aired only tonight on BET. Black Girl Rock is non-profit youth empowerment and mentoring organization established to promote the arts for young women of color, as well as to encourage dialogue and analysis of the ways women of color are portrayed in the media.
Every year, they partner with BET for an event which highlights the accomplishments women of color and their contributions to the community. The 2012′s edition featured live performances from Ciara, Missy Elliott, India.Arie, Keyshia Cole, Alicia Keys, Brandy and more. Watch all after the break.
Ciara & Missy Elliott
India.Arie ’6th Avenue’
India.Arie ‘I Am Not My Hair’
Eric Benet, Anthony Hamilton & Luke James