43 Black Queen Quotes for Strong Black Women

Black women are no longer viewed as vulnerable or in need of protection.

Her courage and fortitude have earned her respect and admiration.


Top 10 Black Queen Quotes


I’m not ashamed of what I am and that I have curves and that I’m thick. I like my body. ~ Alicia Keys.


Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it. ~ Maya Angelou.


We understand we are the backbone despite the backhand. ~ Mahogany L. Browne.


You’ve got to learn to leave the table when love’s no longer being served. ~ Nina Simone.


You can be whatever size you are, and you can be beautiful both inside and out. ~ Serena Williams.


I am an Exquisite Black Queen… Respect is Mandatory! ~ Stephanie Lahart.


Being a woman of curves, I really find that it’s very important to talk about loving your body where you are. ~ Danielle Brooks.


I can’t believe my good fortune. I’m so grateful to be a black woman. I would be so jealous if I were anything else. ~ Maya Angelou.


Even if it makes others uncomfortable, I will love who I am. ~ Janelle Monae.


I realized that beauty was not a thing that I could acquire or consume, it was something I just had to be. ~ Lupita Nyong’o.

Beautiful Black Queen Quotes

We are the women who marched from cotton fields into fields of medicine, entertainment, and the white house. ~ Jada Pinkett Smith.

One of the lessons that I grew up with was to always stay true to yourself and never let what somebody else says distract you from your goals. ~ Michelle Obama.

I think I can inspire a lot of young women to be themselves and that is half the battle. Just be yourself; it’s the easiest thing to be. Black girls, we just on another level. ~ Rihanna.

As a black woman, the decision to love yourself just as you are is a radical act. And I’m as radical as they come. ~ Bethanee Epifani J. Bryant.


Black women are the strongest, most hardworking people on Earth. ~ Dr. Dre.

Black women have had to develop a larger vision of our society than perhaps any other group. They have had to understand white men, white women, and black men. And they have had to understand themselves. When black women win victories, it is a boost for virtually every segment of society. ~ Angela Davis.


Beauty is when you can appreciate yourself. When you love yourself, that’s when you’re most beautiful. ~ Zoe Kravitz.

My grandmother and my two aunts were an exhibition in resilience and resourcefulness and black womanhood. They rarely talked about the unfairness of the world with the words that I use now with my social justice friends, words like intersectionality and equality, oppression, and discrimination. They didn’t discuss those things because they were too busy living it, navigating it, surviving it. ~ Janet Mock.


Beauty is not just a white girl. It’s so many different flavors and shades. ~ Queen Latifah.

I need to see my own beauty and to continue to be reminded that I am enough, that I am worthy of love without effort, that I am beautiful, that the texture of my hair and that the shape of my curves, the size of my lips, the color of my skin, and the feelings that I have are all worthy and okay. ~ Tracee Ellis Ross.

Classy Beautiful Black Queen Quotes


I wouldn’t be here without all of the black women around me. Put us together, and we can do anything. ~ Misty Copeland.

I’m convinced that we black women possess a special indestructible strength that allows us to not only get down, but to get up, to get through, and to get over. ~ Janet Jackson.

Sometimes, I feel discriminated against, but it does not make me angry. It merely astonishes me. How can any deny themselves the pleasure of my company? It’s beyond me. ~ Zora Neale Hurston.


Speak up for yourself and what you believe in. You can still be an elegant woman and be strong and powerful. ~ Misty Copeland.

I am a product of every other black woman before me who has done or said anything worthwhile. Recognizing that I am part of history is what allows me to soar. ~ Oprah Winfrey.


I promise you won’t need anyone too long. One day, you will love yourself on your own, without the validation of sisters. ~ Raych Jackson.

It was when I realized I needed to stop trying to be somebody else and be myself, I actually started to own, accept, and love what I had. ~ Tracee Ellis Ross.

Positive Black Queen Quotes

I think any black woman is a queen. It’s just, do you know it? Do you see it in yourself? Do you recognize it, do you abide by that, do you define yourself as that? Based on who we are and what we’ve been through and how we survive and where we stand, we are on a kind of sacred ground. We stand on the backs of our ancestors. ~ Ava DuVernay.


You are your best thing. ~ Toni Morrison.

I am my inspiration. ~ Lizzo.

Black girl magic is a rallying call of recognition. Embedded in the everyday is a magnificence that is so easy to miss because we’re so mired in the struggle and what society says we are. ~ Ava Duvernay.


I am dripping melanin and honey. I am black without apology. ~ Upile Chisala.

My blackness does not inhibit me from being beautiful and intelligent. In fact, it is the reason I am beautiful and intelligent. And you cannot stop me. ~ Amandla Stenberg.

Empowering Beautiful Black Queen Quotes

I’m a black woman every day, and I’m not confused about that. I’m not worried about that. I don’t need to have a discussion with you about how I feel as a black woman because I don’t feel disempowered as a black woman. ~ Shonda Rhimes.

As a black woman, I have no particular interest in maintaining the status quo. Why would I? The status quo is harmful; the status quo is significantly racist and sexist, and a whole bunch of other things that I think need to change. ~ N. K. Jemisin.

Dipped in chocolate, bronzed in elegance, enameled with grace, toasted with beauty. My Lord, she’s a black woman. ~ Dr. Yosef Ben-Jochannan.


Black didn’t crack, but it did level up. ~ Claire Kann.

But what of black women? I most sincerely doubt if any other race of women could have brought its fineness up through so devilish a fire. ~ W.E.B. Du Bois.


Self-esteem means knowing you are the dream. ~ Oprah Winfrey.

The black woman is the most unprotected, unloved woman on earth…she is the only flower on earth that grows unwatered. ~ Malcolm X.

I was built this way for a reason, so I’m going to use it. ~ Simone Biles.

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