Black Girls Rock! 2017 Served You Non-Stop 'Magic' Once Again

From our beloved Rep. Maxine Waters to the talented Issa Rae, these women shined last night.

ESSENCE.COM Aug, 06, 2017

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Yara Shahidi rocked the red carpet at the Black Girls Rock! 2017 event in Newark, New Jersey.

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Taraji P Henson rocked the red carpet at the Black Girls Rock! 2017 event in Newark, New Jersey.

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Issa Rae rocked the red carpet at the Black Girls Rock! 2017 event in Newark, New Jersey.

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On her addictive debut, Ctrl, SZA dove into the emotions that drive us mad just before we go back and try once more.

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Maxwell rocked the red carpet at the Black Girls Rock! 2017 event in Newark, New Jersey.

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Tiffany Haddish rocked the red carpet at the Black Girls Rock! 2017 event in Newark, New Jersey.

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Keyshia Ka'oir rocked the red carpet at the Black Girls Rock! 2017 event in Newark, New Jersey.

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Laz Alonso rocked the red carpet at the Black Girls Rock! 2017 event in Newark, New Jersey.

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Maxine Waters rocked the red carpet at the Black Girls Rock! 2017 event in Newark, New Jersey.

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Anika Noni Rose rocked the red carpet at the Black Girls Rock! 2017 event in Newark, New Jersey.

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Ty Alexander rocked the red carpet at the Black Girls Rock! 2017 event in Newark, New Jersey.

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Lovie Simone rocked the red carpet at the Black Girls Rock! 2017 event in Newark, New Jersey.

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Ledisi rocked the red carpet at the Black Girls Rock! 2017 event in Newark, New Jersey.

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Debra Lee rocked the red carpet at the Black Girls Rock! 2017 event in Newark, New Jersey.

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India Arie rocked the red carpet at the Black Girls Rock! 2017 event in Newark, New Jersey.

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Anthony Anderson rocked the red carpet at the Black Girls Rock! 2017 event in Newark, New Jersey.

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Ebonee Davis rocked the red carpet at the Black Girls Rock! 2017 event in Newark, New Jersey.

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Dascha Polanco rocked the red carpet at the Black Girls Rock! 2017 event in Newark, New Jersey.

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Mack Wilds rocked the red carpet at the Black Girls Rock! 2017 event in Newark, New Jersey.

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Skai Jacksonrocked the red carpet at the Black Girls Rock! 2017 event in Newark, New Jersey.

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Neyo rocked the red carpet at the Black Girls Rock! 2017 event in Newark, New Jersey.

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Bevy Smith rocked the red carpet at the Black Girls Rock! 2017 event in Newark, New Jersey.

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Rutina Wesley rocked the red carpet at the Black Girls Rock! 2017 event in Newark, New Jersey.

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Dionne Warwick rocked the red carpet at the Black Girls Rock! 2017 event in Newark, New Jersey.

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Ty Hunter rocked the red carpet at the Black Girls Rock! 2017 event in Newark, New Jersey.

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Jay Ellis rocked the red carpet at Black Girls Rock! 2017 in Newark, New Jersey.

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Suzanne F. Shank rocked the red carpet at Black Girls Rock! 2017 in Newark, New Jersey.

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Elle Varner rocked the red carpet at Black Girls Rock! 2017 in Newark, New Jersey.