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Rebel Girls To Host Black Girl Empowerment Event Where Oprah Is Expected To Make Special Announcement

Rebel Girls Fest is hosting an event this October in celebration of Black girls and all their glory. 

The event will align with International Day of the Girl which is set to kick off on Oct. 10 and will be hosted by actress Lovie Simone.

“Join us for a joy-filled virtual event packed with play-based activities and led by a dynamic lineup of Black women and girls,” the Rebel Girls website states of the event.

The celebration will come just days after the release date of Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Real-Life Tales of Black Girl Magic. The book was edited by Blavity’s former editor-in-chief Lilly Workneh.  

According to the brand’s website the book “acknowledges, applauds and amplifies 100 barrier-breaking Black women who truly exemplify Black Girl Magic.”

Other appearances are expected by artists Aint Afraid, choreographer Chloe and Maud Arnold of Syncopated Ladies, author Haile Thomas, fashion designer Kheris Rogers and media mogul Oprah Winfrey.

Winfrey is expected to make a special message at the end of the event which aims to inspire Black girls to tap into the inner leader, creator and innovator, according to ET Online.

Rebel Girls is an international, woman empowerment brand that targets young girls.

“We are a global, multi-platform entertainment brand dedicated to inspiring and instilling confidence in a generation of girls around the world. With our universe of award-winning books and podcasts, along with toys and digital media, we introduce girls to diverse stories of extraordinary women from the past and present,” the website states.

Rebel Girls also sells brownie mix, enamel pins and branded clothing wear.

Those interested should RSVP and stream the Rebel Girls Fest.

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