Black Girl Magic! Yara Shahidi, Teyonah Parris & Johnetta Elzie Cover Essence

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Being a part of this reemergence of a movement both pro-diversity and pro-woman is the best part of being a Black girl…”—ABC-TV’s black-ish star, Yara Shahidi, in ESSENCE

In ESSENCE’s first-ever “Black Girl Magic” February 2016 issue, the mag presents three covers celebrating young women who embody the spark and shine that exists in every Black girl: activist Johnetta Elzie, “Chi-Raq’s” leading lady, Teyonah Parris, and black-ish co-star Yara Shahidi. The cover stars celebrated on Instagram.

Thank you @essencemag for giving me this opportunity. February 2016 issue. We will win. ????????? #blackgirlmagic

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?? #BlackGirlMagic class of 2016 ?? #Februarycover of @essencemag #sohonored #blackish

A photo posted by Yara (?????) Shahidi (@officialyarashahidi) on

Kudos to Essence and the three women for serving fierceness for each cover!

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Authored by: Kellie Williams