*Legendary actress Ruby Dee and producer/rapper Missy Elliott will be among those honored as part of BET’s upcoming award show Black Girls Rock!
Keke Palmer, Raven-Symone and author Iyanla Vanzant will also be honored at the ceremony, which will take place Saturday in the Bronx. The special will air on BET Nov. 7 with host Nia Long.
Black Girls Rock!, an organization founded by DJ Beverly Bond, mentors young black girls and works to combat negative images of black women in the media.
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