March is Women’s History Month and we’re celebrating 31 different women over the month, spanning the worlds of entertainment, politics, local, global and beyond. Our 2020 list begins with a woman who has a CV that is not only expansive as a diplomat and world player but also as an individual helping to guide an […]

March is Women’s History Month and we’re celebrating 31 different women over the month, spanning the worlds of entertainment, politics, local, global and beyond. Entry number 14 on our list is one of the women in Hollywood showcasing our stories, whether it be in the form of documentaries, feature films and more. Always looking to […]

March is Women’s History Month and we’re celebrating 31 different women over the month, spanning the worlds of entertainment, politics, local, global and beyond. Entry number 11 arguably plays one of the more intriguing and outstanding mothers on television but if you’ve known of her family tree and her own prowess behind the scenes as […]

March is Women’s History Month and we’re celebrating 31 different women over the month, spanning the worlds of entertainment, politics, local, global and beyond. Entry number eight happens to come on International Women’s Day and the same day she becomes the first woman to lead a Marvel Cinematic Universe film as a hero. But if you’ve […]

March is Women’s History Month and we’re celebrating 31 different women over the month, spanning the worlds of entertainment, politics, local, global and beyond. Entry number seven on our list hails from Dallas, Texas and is the living definition of a young girl boss. When she felt the need to create spaces for her ideas, she wasn’t going […]

March is Women’s History Month and we’re celebrating 31 different women over the month, spanning the worlds of entertainment, politics, local, global and beyond. Entry number six on our list hails from Chicago, Illinois and she’s changing how men and women from marginalized communities view their stories on the small and big screen. Talented as a screenwriter […]

March is Women’s History Month and we’re celebrating 31 different women over the month, spanning the worlds of entertainment, politics, local, global and beyond. Entry number five on our list comes also from the Bronx but instead of turning Congress on its head, she’s doing it in music, fashion and more. From Instagram personality to […]

March is Women’s History Month and we’re celebrating 31 different women over the month, spanning the worlds of entertainment, politics, local, global and beyond. Entry number four on our list is making men and women in Congress lose their minds at her intelligence, wit and steadfast belief to serve her constituents in Queens/The Bronx. Once […]

In 1909, educator, religious leader and civil rights activist Nannie Helen Burroughs established the National Training School for Women and girls with the help of the National Baptist Convention. The purpose of this school was to educate and train poor, working African American women. Initially operating out of a small farm house, they moved to […]

To all the little brown ballerinas, this one is for YOU! In 2015, Misty Copeland became the first African American performer to dance with AND be appointed as a principal dancer for the American Ballet Theater in its then 75 year history. After studying under Cindy Bradley, a California Ballet instructor, Copeland joined the American […]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vg69lePplPc In 1968, Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm became the 1st black woman to serve in Congress. In 1972, she became the 1st woman to run for President in a major political party.  From 1969 to 1983, she represented New York’s 12th Congressional District for 7 consecutive terms. Not only was she active in politics, but she […]