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Rochelle Ballantyne: #Girls Can Master the Sport

tinyHGNlogosampChess player Rochelle Ballantyne is determined to become the first African American woman to reach Chess Master status in the United States—a title only 50 other women have earned, none of whom are women of color. Rochelle tells journalist Soledad O’Brien about mastering the sport dominated by men and the one major #GirlsCan message she has for her opponents: “I’m here to show them that I can.”

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Interview By: Soledad O’brien and Rochelle Ballantyne
Source: Cover Girl | YouTube
Photo By: YouTube
Website Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KhxwRpOuSls#action=share
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