Rihanna is an example of a woman who can do it all, ranging from a singer-songwriter, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and actress. Rihanna uses her platform to speak for women of all different sizes and shapes, and helping women feel empowered in their own body. Rihanna proves that black women can become anything they want to be in life.
Besides being a singer, actress, and entrepreneur, Rihanna is also a philanthropist. She has been able to establish the “Clara Lionel Foundation,” which helps fund education programs around the world. She has always had a passion for helping children in need as well. In 2006, Rihanna launched the “Believe Foundation” for children who are terminally ill. In her hometown of Barbados, she became involved with the government where she promotes education, investment, and tourism. According to the Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Amor Mottley, states, “Rihanna has a deep love for this country and this reflected in her philanthropy, especially in the areas of health and education. She also shows her patriotism in the way she gives back to Barbados and continues to treasure the island as her home.”
Rihanna is nothing short of a woman who represents those who do not have a voice. Rihanna shows herself with a purpose and not just a singer. She has shown multiple times that giving back to her community is something she enjoys doing, and not just for media or press to get recognition as she already made a name for herself. Rihanna has also proven that beauty does not have to have a certain standard that everyone has to follow, as this has led to many beautiful women being left in the dark just because they do not fit the normal standard of beauty. She has spoken to many people going through domestic violence, as she has been a former victim of domestic violence herself from her ex, Chris Brown. Her music is made to empower her audience with her upbeat sounds and lyrics and she has made a name for herself in the music industry as someone who doesn’t just make music, but someone who is a light for others. Rihanna doesn’t show any signs of slowing down soon and will continue to shine no matter who or what steps in her way.
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