3 Reasons to Be Proud of Your Blackness This Week

Teenpreneur Essynce Moore. Photo from Black Enterprise.

It’s Tuesday, nothing special to our knowledge, but just in case one needs a reason to feel good about being Black this week, or in particular, being a Black woman, here’s three!

13- year old Essynce Moore was named Teenpreneur by Black Enterprise. The fashionprinista  owns Essynce Couture, LLC which is a teen clothing line she started from her doodle drawings. Last year she expanded her line to include natural body product line, Wynk By Essynce.

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 09: Venus Williams of The United States and Serena Williams of The United States hold their trophies following victory in the Ladies Doubles Final against Timea Babos of Hungary and Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan on day twelve of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 9, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images) ORG XMIT: 596729271 ORIG FILE ID: 545701954
Venus and Serena Williams. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Venus and Serena Williams won their 14th Grand Slam title and sixth Wimbledon title on over the weekend, 6-3, 6-4 vs. Timea Babos and Yaroslava Shvedova. Serena also claimed her 22nd women’s tennis Grand Slam title, with who but Beyonce and Jay-Z in attendance and cheering her on!

Gabby Douglas and Simone Biles. Photo by Harriet How/Getty Images.
Gabby Douglas and Simone Biles. Photo by Harriet How/Getty Images.

Two time gold medalist Gabrielle Douglas and three-time world all-around champion Simone Biles are heading to the Olympics in Rio in August with the US teams.  Upon making the team after trials, Douglas was also presented with a Barbie in her likeness, created by Mattel.


There’s a lot going on in the world, but don’t be discouraged. We have always had greatness in us.



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