Tracee Ellis Ross to Host ‘Black Girls Rock’ 2016
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ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood Honoree Tracee Ellis Ross is headed back to Black Girls Rock.

The Black-ish actress is set to host the upcoming awards show this spring. 

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Ross shared the news of her involvement in this year’s show via Twitter. It’s the 10th year of the Black Girls Rock event.


— Tracee Ellis Ross (@TraceeEllisRoss) March 12, 2016 



We are so excited to have the fierce, fly and fabulous @traceeellisross back to host this year’s #BLACKGIRLSROCK on @BET Networks. #bgr10

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A photo posted by BLACKGIRLSROCK! (@blackgirlsrock) on Mar 11, 2016 at 5:59pm PST

Black Girls Rock, an organization founded by Beverly Bond, empowers young African-American women around the world to “lead, innovate and serve.”

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Ross has hosted the event for the past several years alongside fellow actress Regina King but 2016 will mark the first year the star will host solo for the event.

Black Girls Rock! airs on BET Tuesday April 5 at 8 p.m.