Sonia Maria Sotomayor is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, serving since August 2009
First Black Woman to be Elected to the Medical Association of the State of Alabama.
In 1904, Mary McLeod Bethune did something that was almost unheard of in American society at that time.
Shirley Chisholm was the first black woman to be elected to Congress, winning in New York in 1968 and retiring from office in 1983.
Elizabeth Coleman, known also as ‘Bessie’, was the world’s first black female pilot.
Some of the most profound advances in medicine have made us all breathe a bit easier. And for that we are thankful.
Madam C.J. Walker was born Sarah Breedlove, the daughter of two slaves from Louisiana in the second half of the 19th century.
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