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By In Her Shoes Contributor: Kamari Guthrie

This week Alicia Keys accepted the 2009 BET Humanitarian Award for her work with Keep A Child Alive and various other charities. In her fabulously eloquent speech, she represents strong and passionate women well; demonstrating how we can achieve great levels of success for ourselves and still recognize those to come after us. Her speech was empowering but humble, and in it she quotes one of my favorite legendary women, Maya Angelou, causing me to ask myself “How are you giving back all the blessings you’ve received?”

Here’s something to think about:

“You shouldn’t go through life with a catcher’s mit on both hands; you need to be able to throw back.”

Photo Credit: AOL Black Voices


Didn’t you just love Alicia Keys’ gorgeous tresses at the BET Awards? Her perfectly coiled style was created by Fly Female Entrepreneur and celebrity stylist, Tippi Shorter. If you missed Tippi’s recent interview on In Her Shoes click here to learn more about her entrepreneurial journey and the launch of her newest endeavor, Gorgeous Girl Hair. Need to know how Tippi achieved Alicia’s BET Awards look? Check out Afrobella’s interview with Tippi on AOL Black Voices’ Hair Talk by clicking here!

As a New York City storyteller, filmmaker, digital content creator, and PR strategist, Renae Bluitt created "In Her Shoes" to empower and enlighten women committed to realizing their dreams.

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