100 Black Women Who’ve Made History During Our Lifetimes

Amanda Gorman. By Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from Washington D.C, United States — 210120-D-WD757–2531, CC BY 2.0, Wikimedia Commons

The celebration of Black History Month is synonymous with famous Black leaders of the past who revolutionized history and inspired the world.

While the posthumous acclaim that centers the work and lives of people like Frederick Douglas, Martin Luther King Jr., Harriet Tubman, and Rosa Parks is rightfully a tradition, Black history is more than a recollection of a few…



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Princella Talley

Top Writer in Feminism. Public Voices fellow of the OpEd Project and the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication.