#BlackGirlsWinning: We Celebrate the Amazing Things We Do, From Amber Rose to Franchesca Ramsey

They inspire us, motivate us, and show us how it's done.


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Amber Rose Writes Commentary on Why Women Shouldn’t Care What Others Think


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Ava DuVernay to Hire All Women Directors for "Queen Sugar"

11-Year-Old Starts Book Drive to Encourage Other Black Girls - Marley Dias, a 5th grader from New Jersey, started the book drive #1000BlackGirlBooks because she was tired of reading books about ?white boys and their dogs.? Since she launched her campaign, she has collected 400 books where Black girls are the main protagonists and is almost half way to reaching her goal of collecting 1,000 books. Dias hopes that she can inspire other girls of color to see that they are more than just the sidekick.  (Photo: Paul Burns/Corbis)

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11-Year-Old Starts Book Drive to Encourage Other Black Girls


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9-Year-Old Collects Barbies For Homeless Girls Living in Shelters


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Trans Actress Angelica Ross Stuns in New Web Series


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My Sister's Keeper Helps Young Women at HBCUs


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Franchesca Ramsey Snapchats Important Message About Unity Among Feminists

Nubian Skin To Carry Plus Sized Hoisery - Nubian Skin, one of few black-owned lingerie in the world, has recently released a new line of tights and stockings called Curve. Matching our diverse and luxe skin tones, this hosiery line meets the needs of plus-sized women of color with sizes XL, 2XL, and 3XL and use Lycra Xceptionelle. The British-based company said they got so many requests to have sizes that appealed to all women, and knew they had to do something. Thanks ladies!(Photo: Nubian Skin)

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Nubian Skin To Carry Plus Sized Hoisery