FLINT, MI - MARCH 06: Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during the CNN Democratic Presidential Primary Debate with candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (D-VT) at the Whiting Auditorium at the Cultural Center Campus on March 6, 2016 in Flint, Michigan. Voters in Michigan will go to the polls March 8 for the state's primary.

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Recap Black Girls Rock! 2016

Clinton attended Black Girls Rock! and shared how Black women like Marian Wright Edelman and the late Maya Angelou had changed her life.

Toni Akindele
Apr, 04, 2016

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton agrees, Black girls do rock.

Clinton made a surprise appearance at the taping of BET’s Black Girls Rock! show last Friday. The former Secretary of State introduced a video honoring Beverly Bond, the founder of Black Girls Rock!, by calling Black women “change makers and path makers and ground shakers,” as reported by AP.

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She shared that Black women leaders like Marian Wright Edelman, the late Maya Angelou, and the civil rights activist Dorothy Height had changed her life. The 2016 BET Black Girls Rock award show celebrates all that Black women offer to the music and entertainment industry. The show will air Tuesday, April 5th.

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