Women In Focus

Black Girl Magic: Empowering Black Girls Through Social Media

Since childhood, Shawanna’s mission has been to empower and inspire black women and girls through the preservation of positive images. A leading voice for #BlackGirlMagic on Instagram, her page @BeBeautifulLA, receives attention from over 125k followers ranging from celebrities to parents and young black girls. Black Girl Magic is a social media movement that empowers black women by defying stereotypes and recognizing their intelligence, creativity and beauty.

An interview by The Root.

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