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Queen Latifah outside the Trump Hotel Soho Hotel in New York, New York on August 25, 2013.

*Patti Labelle and Queen Latifah will be among those honored as part of the Black Girls Rock! awards show on BET.

Founded by Beverly Bond, Black Girls Rock! is a nonprofit organization that mentors young black girls and works to fight negative images of black women in the media.

Other honorees announced Monday include tennis champion Venus Williams, screenwriter-producer Mara Brock Akil, ballet dancer Misty Copeland, community organizer Ameena Matthews and children’s rights advocate Marian Wright Edelman.

Source EURWEB.COM