To me,”Black woman magic” is an empowering phrase that celebrates the achievements, attractiveness and irrepressibility of Black women and girls. The phrase is appropriate for moments both large and small, and ignites the inner spark that motivates both personal and professional achievements.

As women, it’s uncommon to see that our own, varied pictures reflected back in media and pop culture. But this movie observes women–past and present, famous and unknown–that have broken down barriers in many fields and industries. It reminds me that whether you’re getting your degree, winning your 23rd slam, or putting one foot in front of another, you are making magic.

To learn more about magic generated by girls all over the world, see

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