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These Celebs Slayed The Red Carpet At Black Girls Rock! 2017

23/08/2017 06:54 SAST | Updated 23/08/2017 06:54 SAST

Stars put their best foot forward when they hit the red carpet at the 2017 Black Girls Rock! Awards, taped in Newark, New Jersey, on Aug. 5.

From Issa Rae's elegant gown and perfectly coiffed afro to Yara Shahidi's chic purple midi-dress, here are the celebs who slayed the night.

Black Girls Rock! airs on BET on Tuesday at 8 p.m EST.

  • Yara Shahidi
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  • Jay Ellis
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  • Taraji P. Henson
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  • SZA
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  • Issa Rae
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  • Anthony Anderson
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  • Maxine Waters
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  • Tiffany Haddish
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  • Ibtihaj Muhammad
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  • Beverly Bond
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  • Maxwell
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  • Rutina Wesley
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  • Ne-Yo
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  • Skai Jackson
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  • Tristan Wilds
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  • Ledisi
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  • Anthony Hamilton
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