WATCH: Danai Gurira’s full circle black girl magic moment


Get your tissues ready for Danai Gurira’s emotional speech.

Danai Gurira

Actress and playwright Danai Gurira was honoured with the Women in Black Hollywood award by Essence and gave an electrifying speech. The star told the story of her full circle black girl magic moment with Essence’s former editor-in-chief Susan L. Taylor whose compliment instilled a sense of self in her when she was 9-years-old.

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Here’s a look at her touching speech.