Posted on: August 9, 2017 Posted by: Upscale Comments: 0

On Saturday night (August 5, 2017), the ultimate celebration of Black girl magic, beauty, intelligence, style, and uniqueness took place in New Jersey the 2017 Black Girls Rock.

Black women — and men — piled into the NJPAC in Newark to recognize the excellence of African American women, and three public figures in particular: Issa Rae, Maxine Waters, and Yara Shahidi. Taraji P. Henson was the host of the annual fest created by Beverly Bond and performers included Ledisi and India Arie, as well as Tyrese and Maxwell. And it goes without saying that everyone came dressed to impress. Scroll down to see who wore what and tell us which looks you would proudly rock.

Yara Shahidi

(Photo by Paul Zimmerman/WireImage)
(Photo by Paul Zimmerman/WireImage)

Ledisi

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Credit: Derrick Salters/WENN.com

Maxine Waters

Credit: Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images for BET
Credit: Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images for BET

Tiffany Haddish

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Credit: Derrick Salters/WENN.com

India Arie

Credit: Derrick Salters/WENN.com
Credit: Derrick Salters/WENN.com

Ibtihaj Muhammad

Credit: Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images for BET
Credit: Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images for BET

Anika Noni Rose

Credit: Derrick Salters/WENN.com
Credit: Derrick Salters/WENN.com

Issa Rae

Credit: Gilbert Carrasquillo/FilmMagic
Credit: Gilbert Carrasquillo/FilmMagic

Beverly Bonds

Credit: Derrick Salters/WENN.com
Credit: Derrick Salters/WENN.com

Rutina Wesley

Credit: Derrick Salters/WENN.com
Credit: Derrick Salters/WENN.com

Taraji P. Henson

Credit: Getty
Credit: Getty

Keyshia Ka’oir

Credit: Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images for BET
Credit: Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images for BET

Sza

Credit: Derrick Salters/WENN.com
Credit: Derrick Salters/WENN.com

 

Originally appeared on MadameNoir.com.

Written by Brande Victorian.

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