#BlackGirlMagic: Duke University’s Class Of 2018 Is Triple Threat--Beautiful, Brainy & Bold

Duke Class of 2018


Talk about #BlackGirlMagic meets #BlackExcellence meets #SquadGoals!

Just looking at these pictures, it's pretty clear that Duke University is filled with beautiful and intelligent young Black women who are gonna definitely make a difference in the world. 

To commemorate their four years at the prestigious college, these lovely Blue Devils decided to get together and pull off the most epic photoshoot in the history of the school. The purpose? Obviously, they wanted for everyone to see how fly they are, in all their rich melanin. 

But they also wanted to show other young Black girls and women that going to college and living out your academic dreams is possible. 

And they are are living proof! Just look at them!

“I’m speechless, take a moment to look at my sister and her class of graduating Educated Strong Amazing Black Women from Duke University. I hope many young black queens see these women as an inspiration, and an encouragement to never let anybody tell you that you can’t do or become something amazing in life,” foreign.mah wrote in her recent Instagram post.

Peep these lovely ladies!

Here's another one, this time they are all smiles giving us carefree Black girl meets Solange swag. 

Just flawless! Slaying for days!

The pic of these 46 sistas was shot by photographer Joseph W. Kim, a fellow Duke student who explained on his website that he has a passion for “telling the stories of people whose stories aren’t often heard.”

And these are the types of stories we need! Stories that uplift our girls and young women and celebrate their accomplishments! Stories that are less about objectifying women and more about focusing on their intelligence and drive. 

And be clear: We are confident that young Black girls all across the country will look at these photos and feel that they can achieve whatever they have their minds set on!

Because remember: In order to be it, you need to see it!

And we see you beautiful queens! We honor you! 

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