If you weren't hip to it already, 2015 was the year the world learned just how magical black women truly are.
Beautiful brown women everywhere used the hashtag #BlackGirlMagic to celebrate anything we deemed particularly dope, inspiring or mind-blowing. From Misty Copeland's historic appointment to principal ballerina at American Ballet Theatre to writer Qimmah Saafir funding the launch of a brand spankin' new magazine for black women, there were plenty of magical moments this year.
We can't wait to see what happens next year. In the meantime, let's take a look back at a few of our favorite #BlackGirlMagic moments from 2015.
Marvel released the "Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur" comic, which featured a young black girl named Lunella Lafyette who rocked an awesome Afro puff.
In other comic book awesomeness, actress Amandla Stenberg debuted her own series called "Niobi: She is Life" in celebration of girl power.
Director Ava Duvernay has a Barbie doll made in her likeness and it completely sells out in minutes.
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Regina King won an Outstanding Supporting Actress Emmy and the world rejoiced.
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Serena Williams was named Sports Illustrated's 2015 Sportsperson of the Year and she looks like an absolute queen on the cover of the magazine.
Lupita Nyong'o landed a role in "Star Wars" -- aka the year's most highly anticipated film.
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Loretta Lynch became the first African-American woman to hold the position of Attorney General of the United States .
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Simone Biles set the record for most gold medals won by a female gymnast in the history of the World Championships by earning her 10th gold this year.
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Model Maria Borges walked the Victoria's Secret runway rocking her natural hair.
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When Teen Vogue put three brown beauties on the cover of its August issue.
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The awesomeness that is AfroPunk Festival made its way to Paris this year.
Shonda Rhimes continued her reign as TV's queen thanks to "Scandal" and "How To Get Away With Murder" -- and she authored her first book, too.
Writer Qimmah Saafir got her Kickstarter campaign fully funded to produce her magazine called "Hannah" that aims to be a new and fresh representation of black women.
When Zendaya slayed the Oscars red carpet in a head full of locs and then gracefully clapped back at Giuliana Rancic for her racist comments about her hair. You go girl!
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HBO inked a deal to produce Issa Rae's "Insecure" comedy series.
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Zoë Kravtiz wins InStyle's Breakthrough Style award, because obvi.
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