Black Girls Rock 2013

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  • Misty Copeland
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Community Activist: Ameena Matthews

As a member of CeaseFire Illinois, a Chicago-based anti-violence initiative, Ameena Matthews has saved the lives of countless Chicagoans on the South Side with her unconventional methods of gang confrontation.

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