BET held its annual event awarding the black women who are making the world a better place through everything they do, be it politics, movies, music and activism
This year, U.S. Rep Maxine Waters was honored for her commitment to stand up for what she believes is right. Waters’ response to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s attempts to stall questioning included repeating “reclaiming my time,” which has since gone viral. She repeated the catch phrase during the award ceremony to much applause.
Taraji P. Henson hosted the show that featured performances by as India Arie and Tyrese, SZA, Ledisi and more.