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We Love: Essence Debuts #BlackGirlMagic Issue For Black History Month

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In celebration of Black History Month Essence magazine announced their first #BlackGirlMagic issue. The aptly named issue aims to highlight trailblazing women of color who are shaping the future. #BlackGirlMagic’s Class of 2016 cover stars include actresses Teyonah Parris of Chi-Raq and Yara Shadidi of Black-ish, alongside activist Johnetta “Netta” Elzie.

“Being a part of this reemergence of a movement both pro-diversity and pro-woman is the best part of being a black girl,” 16-year-old Shahidi told Essence.

Other notable women of color being honored as part of Essence’s “Class of 2016” include Aja Naomi King, Bree Newsome, Willow Smith, Zendaya, and Quvenzhane Wallis. These amazing women are being recognized for they have accomplished in their respective fields. The issue hits newsstands everywhere Friday, Jan. 8th.

Source: Essence

By: Arlene Danna

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New Video: The Love King, Raheem DeVaughn, Celebrates Black Womanhood With “Black Ice Cream”

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As The Love King, Raheem DeVaughn prepares to tear down stages nationwide during the Love ‘N Soul Experience, he is back to salute the ladies with the new visuals for his new single, Black Ice Cream (directed by 6ix Shoota), from his chart topping album, Love, Sex, and Passion.

In addition to his video and upcoming Tour with Leela James featuring V.Bozeman, Raheem will also continue his good will through his foundation, LoveLife Foundation, by saluting survivors of Domestic Violence with the “Queen For A Day” Spa Tour taking place in 10 cities.

Black Ice Cream is a salute to the ladies with Black Girl Magic who exude a powerful sexual confidence. It is my hope that the ladies of all shades enjoy a song and video made specifically with them in mind,” says DeVaughn.

Take a look at the video below:

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Fans can connect with Raheem Devaughn via his website: www.lovekingforever.com

Instagram: @raheem_devaughn

Twitter: @raheem_devaughn

Facebook: www.facebook.com/raheemdevaughn.