Black Girls Who Won in 2013

From Michelle Obama to Kerry Washington to Beyoncé, it was a very good year for black women of all ages.

Kerry Washington; Beyoncé Knowles; Michelle Obama
Kerry Washington; Beyoncé Knowles; Michelle Obama Craig Barritt/Getty Images; Mike Coppola/Getty Images; Alex Wong/Getty Images

This was a good year for black women. From Emmy nominations to elections, music to movies, black women dominated 2013. The Root has gathered a list of the black girls who won in 2013.

Sasha Obama

Sasha caused a unicorn sweater shortage this year. After she was spotted wearing this ASOS sweatshirt, it promptly sold out. Yes, we get our fashion cues from a 12-year-old. Don’t worry about it.

Brittney Griner and Raven-Symoné

Basketball star Brittney Griner inked a deal with Nike, and actress Raven-Symoné continued her career. They also both announced that they’re gay. What’s on their iPods? Rihanna’s “Unapologetic.”

Black Female Comedians