Michelle Obama attended the Black Girls Rock! awards ceremony on Saturday 28th March and gave an impassioned speech encouraging education and self-confidence.
Michelle Obama continued spreading her message of education whilst attending the Black Girls Rock! awards ceremony on Saturday (28th March). The First Lady gave an impassioned speech at the event and encouraged the audience, which included many young black girls and women, to have self-confidence, ignore any discouraging voices and continue in their education.
Michelle Obama speaking at the Black Girls Rock! awards ceremony on Saturday.
Beverly Bond and Bizarre Royale - A variety of stars were photographed as they arrived to the 'Black Girls Rock!' 2015 event which was held at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in New York, New Jersey, United States - Saturday 28th March 2015
Beverly Bond - A variety of stars were photographed as they took to the red carpet at the 2015 Black Entertainment Television (BET) Honors which were held at the Warner Theatre in Washington, D.C., United States - Saturday 24th January 2015
Tony-winning Broadway star Anika Noni Rose was snapped posing on the red carpet at Variety magazine's Power Of Women Luncheon in New York City. The event was set up to honour various women in the media who have contributed to performing arts or charitable causes.
Singer Laura Mvula was spotted in a breathtakingly gorgeous green glittery gown on the red carpet at the 10th Annual Keep A Child Alive Black Ball held at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City.
A number of TV and music faces appeared on the red carpet at the 2013 BET Honors in Washington DC. Among them were 'The Vampire Diaries' star Kat Graham, Olympic gold medal winning boxer Claressa Shields, R&B band Mint Condition and jazz artist Ski Johnson who poses crouched down with his saxophone to his lips before lying on the floor.
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The two awards have made for a great 72nd birthday present for the country music icon.