50 Reasons Why Black Women Are Beautiful

50 Reasons Why Black Women Are Beautiful
ESSENCE.COM Aug, 29, 2011

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Our curves are the envy of millions.

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We love hard!

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We’re the fiercest runway walkers.

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We have endurance under pressure.

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We’re tough, loyal caretakers…naturally maternal.

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We make history!

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We are straight-up.

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We play to win.

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We are strong yet feminine.

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We look fabulous in strong hair color.

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We are creative beyond measure.

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We age like no other.

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We are resilient.

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We have kissable lips.

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We break barriers every day.

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We’re “It” girls!

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We have a sense of style and confidence that’s all our own.

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We stay fly, whether we’re rocking an afro, a bob, braids, a press n’ curl or a even a close crop.

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We are the matriarchs of our community.

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We are fearless leaders, strong enough to hold the world on our shoulders.

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Our bodies create art.

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Brown skin complements every color.

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Our faces can carry major lashes. 

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We’re role models.

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We’re role models.

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The old saying is true…good black don’t crack!

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We set our own trends.

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Our hairstyles are naturally gorgeous. 

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My ancestors had brown skin, and they’re beautiful to me.

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We can be glam tomboys.

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We’ve always rejected “grunge chic” trends going for the fabulous and the glamour.

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We whip our hair back and forth.

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And yet, we are not our hair.

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We are powerful beyond measure.

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Our bodies are strong and firm.

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We are natural beauties.

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We come in a zillion shades, and they’re all gorgeous. 

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Our smiles light up the world.

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We don’t leave the house with crazy hair.

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We sport the most gorgeous pregnancy glow.

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We’re mentors, ready to guide a young person.

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We rock a fierce red lip.

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Our cheekbones could cut glass.

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From Lil Kim to Oprah, we come in a zillion different flavors—and they’re all gorgeous.

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From Lil Kim to Oprah, we come in a zillion different flavors—and they’re all gorgeous.

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From our cheek and collar bones to the shape of our calves—our contours are distinctive and remarkable.

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We are originators of style and class.

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Our features shine in shimmery makeup. 

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Our skin looks exquisite in vivid colors.

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Cornrows accentuate our natural, God-given beauty.

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We look stunning without makeup.

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Our voices are melodic, soulful and strong.

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