17 Black Women Who Lived Their Very Best Lives In 2017

December 21, 2017  |  
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Stephens bounced back from an injury and an abysmal ranking to surprise everyone (including her finals opponent, Venus Williams) and win the US Open. The 24-year-old reminded everyone in the world that she’s a force to be reckoned with on the court, and for her efforts, took home a check for $3.7 million.

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