Black women reigned supreme in 2017, busting open doors in music, television and film.
We had another strong season of Issa Rae's Insecure, but we also had the soundtrack to our 20s with SZA's CTRL album —not to mention Girls Trip that dominated the box office. But we can't forget the men, with Jordan Peele's Get Out breaking records and an intimate perspective on marriage from JAY-Z.
Check out our top moments in pop culture, below.
This feature originally appeared in the December 2017/January 2018 Issue of ESSENCE Magazine.