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Black Girls Rock! Founder Responds To #whitegirlsrock

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Beverly Bond founded Black Girls Rock! in 2006 to celebrate, empower and uplift black women of color. It reinforces community service, academic excellence, health and wellness. This fall’s award show honored various women who are dedicating their lives to making a difference, from young girls...

5 Things We Loved About “Black Girls Rock”

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From “Being Mary Jane” to “Black Girls Rock,” the positive representation of black women on BET is long overdue. There is no shortage of negative images of black women in the media, so it’s important that we see our beauty, value and dignity reflected back...

Solidarity is Still for White Women: #WhiteGirlsRock Trended During “Black Girls Rock” Yesterday

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Black women honoring and celebrating each other seems to piss a lot of people off. Yesterday, when “Black Girls Rock” aired and trended on Twitter, several black men and white women banded together to create the #whitegirlsrock hashtag. The thinking went: if they created a...

Black Girl Everything: 5 Underrated Blogs You Should Read

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There is power in accurate representation. Black women are often under-and-misrepresented in traditional media, but digital platforms have provided space for women of color to counter mainstream media narratives. There are hundreds of blogs created by and for black women, but some of the best...

“Imagine a Future” Proves Black is Truly Beautiful

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Proctor & Gamble has utilized their “My Black is Beautiful” campaign to celebrate and share the diverse stories of women of color in black bodies. P&G describes “My Black is Beautiful” as a movement that “encourages black women to define and promote our own beauty...