This is the seventh edition of "This week in black women," a weekly column dedicated to signal-boosting the black women who make the world spin.

While this column technically took a week off last week, I wrote a story about the many ways you can thank black women for carrying the country on our backs. TL;DR: Open your wallet and/or get to work.

This week, I'm shouting out a dynamite teenage speed-skater, a musician finally getting her due, the best ending (beginning?) to Lena Waithe's story and more. Pay these women! Celebrate these women. Follow them! Encourage them! Let's do this.

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Leslie Jones had the best Emmys moment when she refused to let Twitter haters shame her.

The 'Ghostbusters' star had a majorly memorable moment at the Emmys.

It's usually one of the more forgettable moments in any awards broadcast: the segment when accountants explain how they've tabulated the votes.

If you've watched a televised awards show anytime in the last couple of decades, you probably know the moment I'm talking about. The accountants come out on stage for a few minutes. Then they talk about how they've tabulated the votes and kept the info safe.

Sometimes, the show's producers will try to incorporate a little skit into the segment (this doesn't always work out so great).

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Actress and comedian Leslie Jones is a hilarious, talented, successful black woman whose career is on the up and up.

So, naturally, certain corners of the internet — mainly the one filled mostly with racist, insecure, white dudes in it — aren't her biggest fans.

Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images.

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Leslie Jones couldn't get a dress for her 'Ghostbusters' premiere, so she took to Twitter.

The 'SNL' star was turned down by multiple designers before getting a yes.

Leslie Jones is pretty hilarious.

GIF from "Saturday Night Live."

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