BET AWARDS: Taraji P. Henson to Host

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Taraji P. Henson will host this month’s BET Awards.

She says, “For more than 20 years, the BET Awards have been a celebration of Black creativity, art and excellence… Returning live, this year’s show will be unlike anything we have ever seen before, and I am honored to be sharing the stage with so many powerful and prolific women in music and entertainment. The BET Awards will once again be at the forefront of Black culture.”

Queen Latifah will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award.

BET exec Connie Orlando says this year’s event will spotlight Black women. “Black women have been essential drivers of change throughout history, from the political sphere to the cultural zeitgeist.”

It all goes down June 27th on BET.

Written by: Tony Williams

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