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Janelle Monáe, Jazmine Sullivan, And More Slam Roe V. Wade Ruling At BET Awards

The BET Awards on Sunday night (June 26) were a celebration of the invaluable work of Black artists everywhere, celebrating the likes of Megan Thee Stallion, Latto, and Kendrick Lamar. They also became a platform for those creatives to make their voices heard, as many attendees used the stage to criticize the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 ruling that established a constitutional right to abortion.
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Taraji P. Henson, Janelle Monáe and other stars criticize Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade decision at BET Awards

Stars at the BET Awards on Sunday used their platforms to make statements about the Supreme Court's decision to overturn landmark abortion rights decision Roe v. Wade. The award show's host, Taraji P. Henson, greeted the audience after Lizzo opened the show with a performance. "That's how you start a show. All this body positivity up in here. And also thank you, Lizzo, for pledging $1 million to Planned Parenthood," Henson said.

Taraji P. Henson, Janelle Monáe, and More Stand Up For Abortion Rights at the BET Awards

At Sunday night's BET Awards, stars wasted no time taking a stand for abortion rights in the wake of the Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade ruling. Taraji P. Henson, the host of this year's festivities, kicked off culture's biggest night with a powerful statement about women's rights and gun violence. "It's about damn time we talk about the fact that guns have more rights than a woman. It's a sad day in America," she said during her opening monologue. "A weapon that can take lives has more power than a woman who can give life, if she chooses to."

BET Awards 2022: The best red carpet looks, including Lizzo and Janelle Monáe

Lizzo, Janelle Monáe and Mary J. Blige are just a handful of the stars who appeared on the red carpet at the 2022 BET Awards on Sunday evening. Taking place at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles, the annual event was established in 2011 by the Black Entertainment Television network to celebrate Black excellence in music, culture and sports. Lizzo kick-started proceedings with a performance of her latest hit “About Damn Time”, while other celebrities used the occasion to call for action following the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade on Friday. Megan Thee Stallion won the award...

Janelle Monae Celebrates Pride in Edgy Crop Top & Checkerboard Skirt at WeHo Parade

Click here to read the full article. To kick off Pride Month in West Hollywood, Janelle Monae led a celebration-filled with floats and fierce fashion. The nonbinary star was perfect to headline the magical Pride parade on Sunday, where stars like Cardi B, Michaela Jaé Rodriguez, and Jojo Siwa joined in the revelry. Love and acceptance filled the air, the palpable excitement thanks to the performance by Monae. The star wore a cropped top with long sleeves. The singer wore silver dangly pasties under the sheer shirt, adding some sparkle and excitement to the look. Around Monae’s waist was a black strap,...