What Some Of Today’s Most Successful Women Were Doing In Their 20s

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This is how powerful Black women like Michelle Obama, Ava DuVernay and Oprah were making moves before they all became groundbreakers. 

Courtney Connley Apr, 03, 2017

This article originally appeared on The Life Currency.

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In 13th, the Oscar-nominated director trained her lens on African-American history by exploring how the abolition of slavery paved the way for the prison industrial complex. As the first Black woman to direct a film with a budget of $100 million, which features an ethnically diverse cast, she cements her status as a necessary champion creating art that affirms us all.

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