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8 Black Beauties Who Are Breaking Boundaries

Haben Girma

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8 Black Beauties Who Are Breaking Boundaries

There are so many African-American women who are making things thought impossible, possible. Young ladies such as myself look up to many successful black women, but I wanted to shine the light on these 8!

1. Zendaya  


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By showing her appreciation for the culture and also defending it, she was given the honor of her own Barbie. This barbie has dreadlocks, and it is one of few Barbies that shows true diversity.

2. Serena Williams

She is the reigning champion of single and double tennis. It is popular opinion that she is the best tennis player of all time!

 3. Rihanna

First and only artist to surpass RIAA’s 100 million song certifications…


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I am a future butterfly at the stage of growth when I am turning into an adult. I am enclosed in a hard case shell formed by love, family, and friends. It is the hardest stage of becoming a black butterfly. You will encounter many hardships only to come out stronger and better than what you went in. At this stage, you are finding out who you truly are and how to love yourself.

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