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Black Women Magic (Part 2 LIVE from Power Rising in Atlanta, GA)
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Black Women Magic (Part 2 LIVE from Power Rising in Atlanta, GA)

In part two of this two-part episode, Michele and Daniella speak with a star lineup of black women live from the Power Rising Summit in Atlanta, Georgia, about what it really looks like for black women to support each other.

In part two live from the Power Rising Summit in Atlanta, Georgia, Michele and Daniella speak with fashion editor, social influencer, and president of The Tai Life, Tai Beauchamp, and Kristi Henderson, founder of Women in Entertainment Empowerment Network, about what it really looks like for black women to support each other well and why the extra baggage they carry in their personal lives often makes succeeding in a professional environment that much more difficult. Luvvie Ajayi, New York Times bestselling author of I’m Judging You: The Do-Better Manual joins to discuss why the dumpster fire political scene of 2017 was a good thing for black women and why they cannot lose this moment. Then, Vanessa K. De Luca, editor-in-chief of Essence Magazine, discusses the ways that culture has helped black women be more of their authentic selves in the past few years.

Learn more about the podcast here.

Michele Jawando is a vice president at the Center for American Progress. Daniella Gibbs Léger is the senior vice president for Communications and Strategy at the Center. Sally Tucker is the radio coordinator for Communications at the Center. Rachel Rosen is the senior director of Broadcast Communications at the Center.

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Authors

Michele L. Jawando

Vice President

Daniella Gibbs Léger

Executive Vice President, Communications and Strategy

@dgibber123

Sally Tucker

Broadcast Coordinator

Rachel Rosen

Senior Director, Broadcast Communications

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