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[SOUND] [MUSIC] What I love most about today's shoot is the energy, the team, they were amazing. They got me done so quickly. Everybody Who just had great energy and was fun, and top top top quality. I am currently in Georgia filming the Mickey Howard biopic. I'm playing Mickey Howard. Amazing, R&B singer from the 90's, you might remember her. And the story is gonna air We're on TV1, so I'm excited about that. Licromagic to me, means young black women who are confident, who own every part of who they are and there is something so [INAUDIBLE] about them that you just can't touch it, it just has to be magic. You can't put words to it, you can't explain it; just everything they are and everything they exude. [MUSIC] Is beauty and grace and confidence and class. And it's just, it's gotta be magic. [MUSIC]

Behind the Cover: Teyonah Parris Talks #BlackGirlMagic and What it Means to Her

'Chiraq' star Teyonah Parris gets all dolled up, talks upcoming projects and explains what #BlackGirlMagic means to her behind the scenes of her special ESSENCE cover shoot.