Photos: Celebs Attend 2013 Black Girls Rock

BET Black Girls Rock Red CarpetRegina King and Tracee Ellis Ross hosted BET’s 2013 Black Girls Rock over the weekend. The special was taped in New Jersey and will air on BET Sunday, November 3rd at 7p.m. The event promotes positive images of women of color and this year honors singer Patti Labelle (Living Legend Award), Queen Latifah (Rock Star Award), writer and producer Mara Brock Akil (Shot Caller Award), tennis champion Venus Williams (Star Power Award), community organizer Ameena Matthews (Community Activist Award), ground-breaking ballet dancer Misty Copeland (Young, Gifted & Black Award), and children’s rights activist Marian Wright Edelman (Social Humanitarian Award).

Patti, Jennifer Hudson, Kelly Rowland, Ledisi, Janelle Monae, and Alice Smith all took to the stage for performances. Presenters for the night included actresses Nia Long, Tatyana Ali and La La Anthony, Marsha Ambrosius, and Soledad O’Brien.

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The cast of Girlfriends reunited to present the award to Mara.

BET Black Girls Rock Red CarpetJennifer showed off her new short hairdo.

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BET Black Girls Rock Red Carpet

Nia Long looking as young as ever.

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Marsha Ambrosious.

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Amber Riley.

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Golden Brooks.

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Ja Rule and his wife.

BET Black Girls Rock Red CarpetSoledad O’Brien

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Tatiyana Ali

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Olympian Sonya Richards-Ross.

BET Black Girls Rock Red Carpet

BET Black Girls Rock Red Carpet

Venus Williams.

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Mariah and Patti.

BET Black Girls Rock - Show and Audience

BET Black Girls Rock - Show and Audience

Photos Via BET