A group of Florida A&M University sorority sisters made a powerful statement about Black Beauty in their #MelaninIllustrated photo shoot.
Yahoo.com reports that the tight-knit FAMU sisters traveled to Costa Rica for a reunion to celebrate joining the Beta Alpha chapter of Delta Sigma Theta 10 years ago. They’re now all professionals who have developed an unbreakable bond.
“Being in a sisterhood means having a support system and someone always there to count on,” said LaToya Owens, who organized the trip for the 56 sorority sisters.
They went to a private beach for photos in their nude-colored bathing suits. Their goal was to empower each other and to celebrate Black beauty.
“Black women are often overlooked in beauty,” Owens explained. “This was our way to shine a light on all types of Black beauty.”
Owens also stated that their sorority focuses on Black excellence. “Our commitment is to scholarship and service, and this was to honor the sisterhood,” she added.
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1. Simone shows off her medals
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2. But there's still always school work to do...
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3. That moment when Simone became the Female Olympic Athlete of the Year
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4. Even Simone eats pizza too!
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5. Simone goes tumbling over her protein powder
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6. The last Team USA campfire before the Olympics
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7. Beach day!
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8. This is how Simone takes a rest day
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9. Breakfast of champions: Special K
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10. Simone kills it at the 2016 P+G Championships
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11. But there's more work to do in the gym before Rio
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12. Simone throws the first pitch for the Houston Astros in her signature style
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13. Simone shows just how strong she is by climbing the rope
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15. The US women's gymnastics team showing off their national pride
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16. More patriotic leotards from the US women's gymnastics team
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17. Simone called this picture "podium training"...these girls are coming for gold!
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