From the Women’s March on Washington to International Women’s Day, women in general have been standing up for what they believe in this year, but Black women in particular are standing up for women’s rights as well as against the injustice of Blacks and so much more! Political fashion statements are being made, and Black female celebrities are using their platforms to hopefully incite change.
Stars like Janelle Monae participated in the Women’s March on Washington. Gabrielle Union and countless others remembered Trayvon Martin on the fifth anniversary of his death, and director Ava Duvernay wore a Muslim-designed dress to the Oscars while Ruth Negga wore a ribbon supporting the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).
Check out the 10 Black female celebrities who made political fashion statements this year.