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BET enlisted no other than “Queen dot com” Tamar Braxton to work the red carpet for the Black Girls Rock! Awards ceremony which was held at Paradise Theater in the Bronx this past weekend.

As The Queen’s Castle previously reported, the awards will air on BET Sunday, November 6! This year’s Award honorees include Angela Davis, Shirley Caesar, Taraji P. Henson, Laurel J. Richie, Tatyana Ali, Imani Walker and Malika Saada Saar; find out more here.

Honorees, presenters and performers alike, every Queen represented the essence of why Black Girls Rock! this weekend at the Paradise Theater.

Read more at to go inside the BGR! Awards ceremony…

Tomorrow in New York City, the 2011 Black Girls Rock! Awards will be recorded at the historical Paradise Theater and is scheduled to air on BET, Sunday, November 6, 2011 at 8pm/7pm CST.

Founded by DJ Beverly Bond, Black Girls Rock! is dedicated to promoting positive images of women of color in mass media. Last year was the first time the Awards broadcast on BET, and it was a phenomenal addition to their programming.

This year’s event will honor Angela Davis with an Icon Award, Shirley Caesar with the Living Legend Award, Taraji P. Henson will receive the Star Power Award, Laurel J. Richie will receive the Shot Caller Award, Tatyana Ali with the Young, Black & Gifted Award, Imani Walker and Malika Saada Saar will both receive the Trailblazer Award.

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The star-studded affair which celebrates the strengths, triumphs and talents of Black women, will bring the exceptional Mary J. Blige, Erykah Badu, Jill Scott, Melanie Fiona, Mary Mary, Elle Varner and Shirley Caesar to the stage to perform!

For a recap of last year’s BGR! Awards…

The Queen’s Castle’s favorite performance from the 2010 BGR! Awards had to be Kelly Price, Ledisi, Marsha Ambrosius and Jill Scott’s performance of Four Women. Watch…

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1st Annual Black Girl Rock Concert & Music Tour sponsored by GM _ Inside - Images by terrence jennings

@BlackGirlsRock in Los Angeles with @BeverlyBond @FatBellyBella @Goapele & King

The 1st Annual Black Girls Rock! Tour kicked off at the Roxy in Los Angeles this past Friday to celebrate women in the alternative, rock and soul music genres, and raise funds for the organization.

Hosted by DJ Beverly Bond, Erykah Badu’s alter ego, DJ Lo Down Loretta Brown rocked the stage with Goapele and King. The awesome images were captured by photographer Terrence Jennings.

We’ll hear more from DJ Lo Down Loretta Brown in the near future, Erykah Badu announced she will be releasing a mix tape under the moniker next month.

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