25 Moments We Loved from Black Girls Rock 2015

From Michelle Obama, Jada Pinkett-Smith and Will Smith to Erykah Badu and Jill Scott, everyone attended the star-studded event to reiterate what we already knew: Black girls rock!

ESSENCE.COM Mar, 30, 2015

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First Lady Michelle Obama speaks onstage during the 'Black Girls Rock!' BET Special at NJPAC – Prudential Hall in Newark, New Jersey.

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Host Regina King speaks onstage during 2015 'Black Girls Rock!' BET Special at NJ Performing Arts Center in Newark, New Jersey.

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CEO of BET Networks Debra Lee, Actress Cicely Tyson, and First Lady Michelle Obama attend the 'Black Girls Rock!' BET Special at NJPAC – Prudential Hall in Newark, New Jersey.

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Singers Erykah Badu and Janelle Monae pose backstage at 'Black Girls Rock!' BET Special at NJPAC – Prudential Hall in Newark, New Jersey.

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Ava DuVernay attends the BET's 'Black Girls Rock!' Red Carpet at NJPAC Prudential Hall in Newark, New Jersey.

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Adrienne Banfield-Jones, Willow Smith, and Jada Pinkett Smith attend the BET's 'Black Girls Rock!' Red Carpet sponsored by Chevrolet at NJPAC – Prudential Hall in Newark, New Jersey.

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Singer Janelle Monae attends the BET's 'Black Girls Rock!' Red Carpet at NJ Performing Arts Center in Newark, New Jersey.

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Jill Scott attends the BET's 'Black Girls Rock!' Red Carpet sponsored by Chevrolet at NJPAC – Prudential Hall in Newark, New Jersey.

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Regina King and Tracee Ellis Ross host BET's 'Black Girls Rock!' Red Carpet sponsored by Chevrolet at NJPAC – Prudential Hall in Newark, New Jersey.

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Will Smith, Janelle Monae and Jada Pinkett-Smith pose backstage at 'Black Girls Rock!' BET Special at NJPAC – Prudential Hall in Newark, New Jersey.

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Erykah Badu speaks onstage during 'Black Girls Rock!' BET Special at NJPAC – Prudential Hall in Newark, New Jersey.

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Actress Carmen Ejogo speaks onstage during 2015 'Black Girls Rock!' BET Special at NJ Performing Arts Center in Newark, New Jersey.

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Estelle attends the BET's 'Black Girls Rock!' Red Carpet at NJPAC –Prudential Hall in Newark, New Jersey.

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Faith Evans attends the Style Stage sponsored by P&G and Target at 'Black Girls Rock!' at NJPAC – Prudential Hall in Newark, New Jersey.

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Ciara attends the BET's 'Black Girls Rock!' Red Carpet at NJPAC –Prudential Hall in Newark, New Jersey.

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Erykah Badu, Janelle Monae and Carmen Ejogo pose backstage at 'Black Girls Rock!' BET Special at NJPAC – Prudential Hall in Newark, New Jersey.

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Danielle Brooks attends the BET's 'Black Girls Rock!' Red Carpet at NJPAC – Prudential Hall in Newark, New Jersey.

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MC Lyte attends the BET's 'Black Girls Rock!' Red Carpet at NJPAC – Prudential Hall in Newark, New Jersey.

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Estelle performs on 'Black Girls Rock!' BET Special at NJPAC – Prudential Hall in Newark, New Jersey.

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Founder of 'Black Girls Rock!' Beverly Bond attends the BET's 'Black Girls Rock!' Red Carpet at NJPAC – Prudential Hall in Newark, New Jersey.

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Tatyana Ali attends the BET's 'Black Girls Rock!' Red Carpet at NJPAC – Prudential Hall in Newark, New Jersey.

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Actress Vicky Jeudy attends the BET's 'Black Girls Rock!' Red Carpet sponsored by Chevrolet at NJPAC – Prudential Hall in Newark, New Jersey.

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Singer Lalah Hathaway poses by the 2015 Chevrolet Cruze at the BET's 'Black Girls Rock!' Red Carpet sponsored by Chevrolet at NJPAC – Prudential Hall in Newark, New Jersey.

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