BLACK GIRLS ROCK!
BLACK GIRLS ROCK!™ A global empowerment movement dedicated to inspiring, emboldening, and celebrating the awesomeness of women and girls of color.
yet again by winning every event at the US Women's Gymnastics Championships on Sunday and became the first woman to win five US all-around titles. Biles shared that she competed in a teal leotard, the color of sexual assault awareness and prevention, to honor victims who were abused by US team doctor Larry Nassar, who received a prison sentence of up to 175 years.
: Our programs are designed to affirm Black girls’ brilliance, to cultivate their leadership skills and to create a safe space for fellowship and sisterhood.
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On average, Black children are the least adopted and some eventually age out of the foster care system and never get a home.
This year we welcomed BLACK GIRLS LEAD participant Infinity, soon to be adopted by her mentor @YandySmith.
Salute to Yandy for being a mentor, and taking the next step to adopt, ensuring Infinity’s promising future, especially when Black children only make up 16% of kids that are adopted.
The Queen of Soul, our dear Aretha Franklin has gone onto glory. She'll forever be in our hearts as one of the greatest, most iconic, singers of all time. May her legacy reign on.
Well done, Ms. Franklin. 🙏🏾
Here's to 80 years of fearless leadership and selfless service for the culture! Happy birthday to our shero and 2017 Social Humanitarian honoree, Auntie @RepMaxineWaters
BLACK GIRLS ROCK!
Coming in September.
: Joycelyn Elders, born August 13, 1933, became the first African-American United States Surgeon General on September 7, 1993 and only the second woman to hold the position. Despite growing up in poverty, she graduated as valedictorian of her high school class and became the first in her family to attend college, the first person in the state of Arkansas to become board certified in pediatric endocrinology, and the first African-American public health administrator.