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    Updated on Aug 31, 2018. Posted on Aug 27, 2018

    11 Celebrity Photos From This Year's Black Girls Rock Awards Show

    Featuring gorgeous looks from Janet Jackson, Ciara, Ava DuVernay, and more.

    1. Janet's giving us a free lesson in casual couture realness and we couldn't be more grateful.

    2. ICYMI, East 30th Street shall henceforth be called Cici's Catwalk.

    3. Fun fact: Leomie Anderson actually invented the color chartreuse yesterday.

    4. Meanwhile, Cynthia Erivo became the official ambassador for the color red.

    5. What's better than one Storm Reid slay? Two.

    6. Ava DuVernay, thank you for all of the beauty you've contributed to the world, including your films, your activism, and this serve:

    7. Eff a snack or a meal. Niatia "Lil Mama" Kirkland is a whole entire FEAST.

    8. And the category is "Like a BAWSE." Tens across the board, Kyla!

    9. Deciding on a new look? When in doubt, go big, bold, and bright like Naturi Natughton.

    10. Only Angela Simmons could make a candid look so bomb.

    11. *Opens Spotify and plays Jazmine Sullivan's "Masterpiece (Mona Lisa) on repeat*

    12. OK Riele Downs I'm gonna need you to chill with these fly faux locs cuz I JUST got box braids!

    The 2018 Black Girls Rock! airs on BET on Sunday, Sept. 9. Until then, let's throw it back to this fun fact from last year's show:

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