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African-American Firsts: Women - Biography.com

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Explore Biography.com's collection of pioneering African-American women with indelible legacies, including Charlotte E. Ray, Maya ... Famous Lookalikes.

Black Women Who Changed History - Livingly

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By 1925, she became the very first African-American woman on the radio. ... Angela Davis was born in 1944 in the state of Alabama and is most famous for her ...

7 Of The Most Unrecognized Women in Black History | MadameNoire

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Feb 23, 2012 ... ... usual much lauded black historical figures, but do you know these women who ... These women paved the way for other women and blacks in general. Check out our list of influential black women who may have missed the ...

30 Black Female Leaders You Should Know About | HelloBeautiful

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Mar 3, 2011 ... Robin was the first African American woman to serve as the head of ... Her most notable achievement was the inclusion of her colleagues in the ...

The World's Most Powerful Black Women 2014 - Forbes

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Jun 2, 2014 ... Meet the 12 most powerful black women in the world. ... The 60 year-old media mogul is the only African-American billionaire in the world with a ...

10 Black Women Who Made America Better | News One

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This is a list of black women who have contributed greatly to African-American history but tend not to get as much credit as their male counterparts.

Black Women in History | Explore Black History | PBS

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Be inspired by exceptional women who have evolved civil rights and women's rights in ... Vernice Armour: America's first African American female combat pilot.

8 African-American Women Who Changed the World | Shmoop Blog

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Feb 3, 2010 ... Brooks was the first African-American to win the Pulitzer Prize (which she won for her book of poetry Annie Allen). Her most famous poem is ...

Black History Month 2014: 101 African American Firsts | The Black ...

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African American history is about much more than chronicling a series of "firsts. ... Woman mayor of a major U.S. city: Sharon Pratt Dixon Kelly, 1991. .... Jessie Carney Smith, Black Firsts: 4,000 ground-Breaking and Pioneering Historical ...

Famous Black women through History on Pinterest | Actresses, Betty ...

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Angela Davis (1944 - ) is an American political activist and scholar. She emerged as a nationally prominent activist in the 1960′s as a leader in the push for civil ...

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Notable African American Women - Women's History - About.com

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An ever-expanding list of resources for learning about famous African American women and other women of Black History. You'll find women who are famous ...

9 Influential Women in Black History You Won't Hear About in School

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Feb 18, 2015 ... But Selma also introduced many Americans to black women who directly ... his famous "I Have a Dream" speech, Height was the only woman ...

The Root Disruptors: 11 Black Women Who Changed History

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Mar 14, 2015 ... Because life in the postwar 1860s for a black woman was still fairly grim ... on to become America's first female African-American buffalo soldier.