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Bernice A. King and Ilyasah Shabazz on the Legacy That Drives Them

During GirlTrek’s #DaughtersOf discussion, these powerful Black women take stock of their heritage

A collage photo of Bernice King and Ilyasah Shabazz.
Photo illustration; Image source: Paras Griffin/Getty Images, Emrah Yorulmaz/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

This is a story about royalty, but not the monarchies across the pond. Black royalty. The queens and kings in our nation and world, latter-day and ancestral, who wear real and invisible…




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Donna M. Owens

Donna M. Owens

Award-winning digital, print and broadcast journalist. https://www.linkedin.com/in/donna-m-owens-15627658

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