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Rep. Maxine Waters added to list of BET’s ‘Black Girls Rock’ honorees

Her time…is now. Democratic U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters has been added to the list of honorees at BET’s 2017 Black Girls Rock Awards. Videos of Waters cutting off evasive Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin during a recent congressional hearing with the repeated words “reclaiming my time” has gone viral, sparking countless memes and music mixes that encourage empowerment […]