Black Girls Rock 2015 airs tonight.
Nadia Lopez (Brooklyn’s Mott Hall Bridges Academy), Cicely Tyson, Erykah Badu, Ava DuVernay, Helene D. Gayle (CARE USA) and Jada Pinkett Smith are among the honorees at the event, which also features performances by Badu, Ciara, Faith Evans and Fantasia. Other performers include Estelle, Sheila E., Lalah Hathaway, Cheryl Lynn, Alicia Myers, Jill Scott and Kathy Sledge. Tracee Ellis Ross and Regina King host.
Black Girls Rock airs April 5 at 7 p.m. EDT on BET and Centric.