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Rihanna Gave an Empowering Interview About Wanting to Be a Mother and Being a Black Woman

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Rihanna Gave an Empowering Interview About Wanting to Be a Mother and Being a Black Woman

BY CHELSEY SANCHEZ via https://www.harpersbazaar.com

“We are impeccable, we’re special, and the world is going to have to deal with that.”

Take notes from Rihanna, ladies, because she’s living her best life right now.

Yesterday, during the fifth annual Diamond Ball in New York City, Rihanna divulged some empowering details: that she wants to be a mother and that she’s “really happy” with her life at the moment. Considering the hell storm that is our current 24-hour news cycle, it’s refreshing to read some news that isn’t, well, awful.

Talking about black women and the power of motherhood, the singer told Essence, “I’m a black woman. I came from a black woman, who came from a black woman, who came from a black woman and I’m going to give birth to a black woman. It’s a no-brainer. That’s who I am. It’s the core of who I am in spirit and DNA.”

She also pointed to her own mother as inspiration, saying, “My mother is an incredible example of how to fight through obstacles in life. I’m sure her mom taught her that and that’s how I’m going to be. We are impeccable, we’re special, and the …

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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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