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Willow Smith speaks on being a Chanel ambassador
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Willow Smith is the new Chanel Muse & Wants to Inspire Teens

“It’s not every day that a 15 year-old black girl with dreads gets elected to be the Chanel ambassador.”

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“I know a lot of girls that look like me feel that they’re not beautiful and feel like they don’t have a place in the media or a place in the world.”

Willow Smith speaks on being a Chanel ambassador
Willow for Chanel | Photo: Thibault Camus, AP

“I want them to know that’s not true, and if you’re confident and you love yourself, then everything you see, your perception, will start to change and you’ll see things differently. I want to show those girls that might not think they’re beautiful (that) they are.”

Check out her new eyewear campaign.

Sisters open a haircare supply store in California.
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Sister CEOs Are Youngest Beauty Supply Owners in Cali

Sisters Kayla (19) and Keonna (21) Davis opened KD Haircare Supply this year, becoming the youngest beauty supply store owners in California. Black is beautiful. And now their black-owned beauty business is booming. Running a company hasn’t always been easy, but these sisters have each others backs and show us how they went from being customers …

Teens work in the community with a purpose
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Teens Take to the Streets with a Purpose – Take Back the Community

Every Monday, these “Teens with a Purpose” hit to the streets in Norfolk, VA & go door-to-door to make their community safer. “We want to let people know that we are here, we’re present. Young people aren’t just here with idle time, but we’re actually putting our passions to work.”

“Everything helps. This is what really makes a difference.”

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Teenpreneurs Take Over the Body Care Business

If you have an idea for a business, these teenpreneurs say start now. Sisters Brea and Halle Holmes had trouble finding beauty products for girls their age, so they decided to create Sweet Dream Girlz and sell their own. Now, they’ve expanded their business to include shoes & clothes and share how they went from …

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Homeless Teen’s Life Isn’t Perfect but her 4.0 GPA Is

Student. Homeless. Cheerleader. Prom Queen. Graduate. At 16, Destyni Tyree has gone through a lot. Living with her family at the DC homeless shelter, she hasn’t had what some may think of as a typical high school experience but she made the most of her experience. Sister. Daughter. Friend. Classmate. Hard-worker. Inspiration. Instead of letting …