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Top Powerful Black Women Quotes of 2019

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At Blerd Planet, we love our strong black women. Often we can refer back to some strong black women quotes made by our mothers, aunts, sisters, grandmothers and for those of us fortunate enough, our great grandmothers. From Harriet Tubman to famous black actresses like Hattie McDaniel, there are some truly top of the line black girl quotes that will keep you inspired.

Powerful Black Quotes

When you find yourself needing a bit of inspiration, especially when they’re quotes made by a strong black woman. Here are a couple of motivational quotes by strong, powerful black women that will hopefully uplift your spirits in a time of need.

I am a feminist, and what that means to me is much the same as the meaning of the fact that I am Black; it means that I must undertake to love myself and to respect myself as though my very life depends upon self-love and self-respect.”
– June Jordan

“One of the lessons that I grew up with was to always stay true to yourself and never let what somebody else says distract you from your goals.”
– Michelle Obama

Quotes About Being a Black Woman

Here are some black women that focus on self-love, self-esteem, and so much more. Let the words of these black women remind you about being enough and that you are worthy of love and affection.

“Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare.”
– Audre Lorde

“I need to see my own beauty and to continue to be reminded that I am enough, that I am worthy of love without effort, that I am beautiful, that the texture of my hair and that the shape of my curves, the size of my lips, the color of my skin, and the feelings that I have are all worthy and okay.”
– Tracee Ellis Ross

Quotes About Being a Strong Black Woman

It’s hard being a black woman. Black women have a history of being strong with an unconquerable spirit. Here are a couple quotes about being a strong black woman.

“The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.”
– Alice Walker

“I was built this way for a reason, so I’m going to use it.”
– Simone Biles

Powerful Black Women Quotes We Need to Live

It’s an ordeal being a strong black woman in America. No matter how strong the black woman is, the more upliftment through slices of wisdom will the strong black need. Hopefully, these quotes are here when you need it the most.