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Black Girl Code aims to empower black women

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Black Girl Code aims to empower black women

By Rachel Hatch via https://news.illinoisstate.edu/

A new registered student organization aims to empower black women across the country.

Black Girl Code (BGC) began in the spring of 2019 at Illinois State University last semester. Current BGC President Rose Sammons said founders were seeking a forum to bond and bring to light social injustices happening to black American women across the country.

“Issues surrounding black women are often placed on the back burner,” said Sammons, a sophomore double-major in political science and communications. “We need a safe space to talk…

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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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