Every Black girl needs to know they rock and that’s exactly what happened at the 4th Annual Black Girls Rock Awards Show in NYC this past weekend. This star studded event was created to celebrate the accomplishments of exceptional women of color who have made outstanding contributions in their careers and are also positive role models in the community. Find out which celebs rocked home with awards at this empowering event. By Qianna Smith.
Dr. Mehret Mandefro (second to left) is a recently appointed White House Fellow and The BLACKGIRLSROCK! Community Service Award recipient for her work in HIV and AIDS awareness and prevention. This activist is also the founder of TruthAIDS organization.