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13 Women of Color Already Impacting 2016

13 Women of Color Already Impacting 2016

Michelle Obama

Is anyone else ready for Flotus to drop a mixtape? LOL. Okay now seriously, First Lady Michelle Obama has started 2016 reaching to young girls in her global message, the power of education.

Meagan Good

In addition to being the muse of the goddess faux loc craze,  the newly married Meagan Good along with husband Devon Franklin are inspiring men and women in their new book, The Wait.

Tracy Ellis Ross

T-Murda is definitely on the mic and the Black-ish mom is letting you know that she rocks with the Black Lives Matter Movement.

The Founders of the Black Lives Matter Movement

Alicia Garza, Opal Temeti and Patrise Cullors understand this critical time as we enter this polarizing election season. Alicia sets the tone of the BLM movement for 2016 at Saint Mary’s College of California.

Sybrina Fulton

The reason of the birth of the BLM, Sybrina has turned her travesty of justice into a purpose.  Sybrina is now speaking out about black racial injustice and has even taken a dive in the political world by endorsing Hillary Clinton as President.

Loretta Lynch

Lorretta Lynch took the position as the Attorney General late 2015 but is making headlines in 2016.  Many applaud her for denouncing her nomination as the Supreme Court Justice of the United States to focus on her current roles and duties she was appointed to fulfill. Oh by the way, she is my soror, yep she is a Delta.

Melissa Harris-Perry

Melissa Harris – Perry refuses to be silent and stands up to liberal media outlet MSNBC.  Melissa tells her story of why she will not be anyone’s puppet.

Janice Bryant Howroyd

Janice is the founder and chief executive officer of ACT-1 Group, the largest minority woman-owned employment agency in the United States. Not to mention, she is a billionaire and yes an AGGIE.

Channing Dungey

She is the first black president of any major TV network. Do we need to say anything more?

Zendaya

A voice for the millennials and women of color, actress, singer and model Zendaya is setting 2016 on fire by advocating black beauty and authenticity.

Iyanla Vanzant

Iyanla is still dropping jewels.  She takes a moment from fixing lives to addressing relationship skepticism.

Jada Pinkett-Smith

Despite whether you agree with Jada defending her husband and many more black actors, actresses and directors snubbed at the Oscars. Mrs. Pinkett-Smith made it clear that we should not go where we are not invited.

Beyonce

I mean its Beyonce.  You saw the Superbowl 50 Halftime halftime performance that spawned the Black Panther Party conversation and the Formation video that made you want to be southern, country and black.  Y’all better get into Formation.

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