As black women, it’s rare to see our own, diverse pictures reflected back in pop culture and media to us. It reminds me whether you’re getting your degree, winning your 23rd slam, or just putting one foot in front of the other, you’re making magic.

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To me,”Black girl magic” is an empowering term that celebrates the achievements, beauty and irrepressibility of Black women and girls. The phrase is proper for minutes little and big, and ignites the internal spark that motivates both private and professional achievements.

To learn more about magic created by women throughout the world, visit g.co/IWD.