In pop culture and media, it is uncommon to see our own images reflected back to us as black girls. However, this movie observes women–past and present, famous and unknown–who have broken down barriers in many areas and industries. It reminds me that whether youwinning your 23rd grand slam’re getting your degree, or even putting one foot in front of the other, you’re making magic.
As Black History Month comes to a close and we look toward International Women’s Day, folks are looking for”Black girl magic” more than previously. Searches struck an all-time large.
To learn more about magic generated by girls all over the world, see g.co/IWD.
To me,”Black girl magic” is an empowering phrase that celebrates the accomplishments, beauty and irrepressibility of Black women and girls. The phrase is appropriate for moments both small and large, and ignites the inner spark that motivates both professional and private accomplishments.