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Tell Us How Your Fellow Black Woman Has Helped You Out

When you are weak she will be strong, helping you to carry on.

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Behind every successful black woman is a tribe of black women who have her back. Like that teacher who believed in you and made you feel seen, such as Erica Buddington.

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After Erica remixed Cardi B's chart-topping "Bodak Yellow" with geography facts, her sixth-grade students' grades drastically improved.

And that teammate who's also your biggest hypewoman, the Lia Neal to your Simone Manuel.

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Peep how two-time Olympic swimming medalist Lia Neal reminds everyone that her homegirl Simone Manuel is not only an Olympic gold medalist, but also an Olympic record holder!

What about the woman who helped you nail an amazing, once-in-a-lifetime job opportunity, like Oprah did for Ava?

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Or the trailblazers who've broken barriers and paved the way for you and other black women?

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When Viola Davis became the first black person to win an Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series in 2015, she made sure to thank Taraji P. Henson, Kerry Washington, Gabrielle Union, Nicole Beharie, and Megan Good for helping to break barriers for black actresses like herself in Hollywood.

Well here's your chance to publicly thank a black women who's played a crucial and unforgettable role in your success. Tell us in the comments below: Who is she and how did she impact your life? Feel free to include a photo!

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