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Tatyana Ali Sheds Tears over Black Girls Rock

Tatyana Ali sheds tears over the Black Girls Rock Awards.
October has become a month of fabulousness!

After watching Michelle Obama jump rope for the Guinness World Record, Kelly Rowland cover our ‘Hot Hair’ Issue, and Phylicia Rashad take on first chair at Fordham — Black women everywhere are toting badges of honor. 

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The celebration continues at this year’s second annual Black Girls Rock Awards, set to honor Tatyana Ali, Angela Davis, Shirley Caesar, Taraji P. Henson, Imani Walker, and Malika Saada Saar.

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“I think I shed some tears when I found out! It’s really phenomenal,” said Tatyana Ali to us today. “When I was younger there wasn’t anything like [Black Girls Rock] and I missed that. That would have been so useful to me as a little brown girl. It’s really touching to me to be apart of that, and hopefully for young girls, because I can totally remember being in their shoes.”

Black Girls Rock airs on November 6th on BET. We’ll be watching!

Keep the greatness coming, ladies!