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12 Affirmations From Black Girls Rock! That You Need In Your Life

Because like Beverly Bond said, we don't need anyone's permission to affirm ourselves.

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BET's annual Black Girls Rock! award show is always the epitome of #blackgirlmagic and this year's was no different.

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Tracee Ellis Ross hosted the 10th anniversary show, which honored Rihanna, Amandla Stenberg, Danai Gurira, the creators of #blacklivesmatter, and more. As always, the winners took advantage of the rare opportunity to speak specifically to black women by dropping some major gems and affirmations to those there and watching at home. Here are some that everyone needs to hear: