Hillary Clinton Calls Black Women ‘Change Makers and Path Makers’
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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. Watch Shondaland Stars Viola Davis and Kerry Washington Endorse Hillary Clinton 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. WANT MORE FROM ESSENCE? Subscribe to our daily newsletter for the latest in hair, beauty, style and celebrity news.