Rihanna Wins ‘Black Girls Rock!’ Award, Wants To ‘Inspire A Lot Of Young Women’ In Speech

Rihanna has had a pretty good weekend so far! The diva arrived at the New Jersey Center for Performing Arts on Friday evening for the annual Black Girls Rock! event.

This yearly event helps promote the arts for young women of color as well as encourage dialogue and analysis of the ways women of color are portrayed in the media.

Ri won the Rock Star Award and upon accepting her award she delivered a beautiful special message with her fans.

“Thank you so much for celebrating us in a world that doesn’t celebrate us enough. The minute you learn to love yourself, you will not want to be anybody else. Role model is not the title they like to give me…but I think I can inspire a lot of young women to be themselves and that is half the battle. Hopefully one day I’ll be raising my own little black girl who rocks.”

Can we also just look at this amazing outfit in full view? Ughhh so goo.

The show will air on Tuesday on BET at 8PM so be sure to tune in!

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