Black is so, so beautiful.
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The "Melaniin Goddess" opens up.
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When it comes to black people, our hair, just like our skin tones, aren't a one type fits all kind of deal. And for far too long, in both our homes and in our communities, we've allowed hair discrimination to affect ourselves, and our future generations in more harmful ways than we think.
So let's celebrate their magical ways.
The artist says they're "a way to show the world that Mother Nature is actually black and we wouldn't be here without her."
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I was lucky to attend the taping for a second year in a row. As a black girl born in the U.S., raised in Canada, and who studied in Australia, the expansion plans are welcome news to me. The issues black women and girls face go far beyond geographic borders.
Just to be clear, #BlackGirlMagic doesn't mean "super human."