“There is an urgent need to engage the international community about the most pressing human rights crises of our day."
The award show is one of the best public displays of black women's beauty and brilliance.
From Oscar Grant to Trayvon Martin to Ferguson, the movement has steadily grown in prominence over the past two years.
They've also earned the support of Opal Tometi, Patrisse Cullors and Alicia Garza -- the women who co-founded the Black Lives
Black Future Month: Examining The Current State Of Black Lives And Envisioning Where We Go From Here
Beginning this Sunday February 1, Huffington Post Black Voices will kick off a month-long feature tackling 28 different cultural and political issues affecting Black lives.