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These Magical Black Women Helped Us Get Through 2016

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These Magical Black Women Helped Us Get Through 2016


Despite the misfortunes that took place in 2016, there was certainly no shortage of black girl magic.

From First Lady Michelle Obama to director Ava DuVernay, here are some of the magical women who helped us to stay sane and inspired us to keep pushing through this chaotic year. 

1. Solange

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“A Seat At The Table” was Solange’s first album to hold a number…

Please read original article These Magical Black Women Helped Us Get Through 2016 posted on Huffington Post on 12 December 2016 | 10:56 am —

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The image of the butterfly has come to define the many expressions of the feminine black consciousness and for a good reason. The butterfly is the perfect articulation of the exquisite beauty of nature. Whether tiny or large, brightly colored or more subdued, the butterfly’s allure is undeniable. Each one displays its own unique patterns and hues, and no one species outshines any other.

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