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Bossing Up: 9 Influential Black Women Who Are Changing The World

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Bossing Up: 9 Influential Black Women Who Are Changing The World

In honor of International Women’s Day, we’re highlighting nine global influencers, who are bossing up around the globe.

When we think of influence, it’s easy to think of how many social media followers a person may have.

But when it comes to real influence, it’s not always about the commentary-inducing clap-backs and dastardly diatribes; it’s about purpose and passion.

In honor of International Women’s Day, we’re highlighting nine global influencers, who are truly bossing up around the globe.

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Well, it’s a given that our forever first lady, Michelle LaVaughn Robinson, makes the list. Through her bestselling memoir, Becoming, FLOTUS opened up about her life before, during and immediately after making political history with her husband Barack Obama. Through her conversational prose and inspirational messaging, the “We Go High” high priestess continues blazing a hopeful trail of how to keep it real while also keeping it graceful. Lady O has reinvented the marketing of selling books — becoming the bestselling book of 2018 — with a worldwide tour that’s transformed some of the biggest arenas in the country into empowerment forums, speaking directly to tens of thousands…

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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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