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Black Women In History

Updated on March 25, 2014

Important Black Women


For centuries Black Afro-American women was not recognized for their accomplishment In History. Some of these women was document and some wasn't. Some of the Most influences women was Slave women who fought for freedom.

Harriet Tubman, born into slavery lead more than 300 slaves to freedom with her aging parents through an underground railroad.

Sojourner was an Africa America - abolitionist and woman right activist, Sojourner was the first Afro-American woman to a case in court from a whit man.

Rosa Parks the first lady of civic rights. Miss Parks refused to move to the back of the bus, she started a boycott, helping Afro-Americans to fight for their rights.


Marian Anderson was the first African American to sing the leading role in the Metropolitan Opera.

Mae Jamison was a doctor, she volunteered in the peace corps and was the first Black woman to go in space. Ella Black, and active leader in 1930 working with W.B. Dubious Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Park .

Mary McLeod built the Daytona Literacy a school to train Black girls in Florida. Zorah Huston wrote part of the Harlem Resistance, a social movement that helped Blacks.

Michelle Obama, the wife the mother and the first Afro-America first lady of the "united states".


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      Maxine Daniels Foster 4 years ago from Boston MA

      Black women in this country has done so much for the making of this country. They are underrated and unrecognizable by some American who thinks a women is not equal to a man.

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