17 Black Women Who Lived Their Very Best Lives In 2017

December 21, 2017  |  
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Gabourey Sidibe

Aside from continuing in her role as Becky on Empire, Sidibe stepped behind the camera to direct a short film called The Tale of Four and wrote a memoir, This Is Just My Face: Try Not to Stare where she opened up triumphantly about her upbringing, her health and her career. Speaking of health, the 34-year-old had quite the physical transformation after having bariatric surgery and consistently being active after the fact.

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