This is a tribute to these beautiful ladies who have made their mark in history, opened doors, brokedown barriers and made us proud to be a woman.

Let’s Hear It for the Girls!: Famous Female Firsts Pt. 2 was originally published on blackamericaweb.com

1. Keke Palmer

Keke Palmer

2014: Keke Palmer made history when she became the youngest talk show host, ever.

2. Tiffany Haddish

Tiffany Haddish

In November of 2017, Tiffany Haddish became the first African-American female to host the hit show ‘Saturday Night Live.’

3. Dorothy Dandridge

Dorothy Dandridge

1954: Dorothy Dandridge was the first African American woman to be nominated for an Oscar as Best Actress for her performance in ‘Carmen.’ (Photo: Tumblr)

4. Andrea Jenkins

First openly trans woman of color to be elected to the city council of any major U.S. city! She was elected as councilmen to Minneapolis Minnesota.

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