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Naomi Simms, one of the world’s first African- American models blazed the trail with her “Black is beautiful” movement, and opened doors for women like Beverly Johnson.

Naomi Simms, one of the world’s first African- American models blazed the trail with her “Black is beautiful” movement, and opened doors for women like Beverly Johnson.

Entertaining nonfiction about 4 trail-blazing women spies during the Civil War...favorite nonfiction of 2014 so far! http://www.sarahsbookshelves.com/books-to-read/truth-stranger-fiction-liar-temptress-soldier-spy-karen-abbott/

Truth is Stranger than Fiction in Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy by Karen Abbott

Entertaining nonfiction about 4 trail-blazing women spies during the Civil War...favorite nonfiction of 2014 so far! http://www.sarahsbookshelves.com/books-to-read/truth-stranger-fiction-liar-temptress-soldier-spy-karen-abbott/

TRAIL BLAZING WOMEN OF THE AMERICAN WEST. FERN SAWYER

TRAIL BLAZING WOMEN OF THE AMERICAN WEST. FERN SAWYER

Maggie L. Walker, civil rights activist and trailblazing entrepreneur. The  beloved African American community leader devoted her life to defeating racism,  sexism, and economic oppression.  Mrs. Walker chartered a bank, a  newspaper, and a store 17 years before American women had the right to vote,  and fostered black entrepreneurialism when Jim Crow laws threatened African  American progress. Born in Richmond, VA, she was the first woman in the U.S. to found a bank and serve as its…

Maggie L. Walker, civil rights activist and trailblazing entrepreneur. The beloved African American community leader devoted her life to defeating racism, sexism, and economic oppression. Mrs. Walker chartered a bank, a newspaper, and a store 17 years before American women had the right to vote, and fostered black entrepreneurialism when Jim Crow laws threatened African American progress. Born in Richmond, VA, she was the first woman in the U.S. to found a bank and serve as its…

Shirley Anita St. Hill Chisholm (November 30, 1924 - January 1, 2005) was the first African American Woman elected to the United States Congress.  She was in Brooklyn, New York to immigrant parents.  Her father was from British Guiana and her mother was from Barbados.

Shirley Anita St. Hill Chisholm (November 30, 1924 - January 1, 2005) was the first African American Woman elected to the United States Congress. She was in Brooklyn, New York to immigrant parents. Her father was from British Guiana and her mother was from Barbados.

while you play Al Capone, I'll be Nina Simone and defecating on your microphone. -Ready or Not

while you play Al Capone, I'll be Nina Simone and defecating on your microphone. -Ready or Not

This edgy new tee shirt line goes back and highlights some of our most notable black figures and gives us an idea of how they would express themselves today. What would they say today?  Inspired by the life of abolitionist Harriet Tubman, this unisex quote t-shirt rejoices in the life of one of the most influential women in American history. Custom designed in captivating detail, it features the text “We Out” along with her name and the date she escaped from slavery to start blazing the…

This edgy new tee shirt line goes back and highlights some of our most notable black figures and gives us an idea of how they would express themselves today. What would they say today? Inspired by the life of abolitionist Harriet Tubman, this unisex quote t-shirt rejoices in the life of one of the most influential women in American history. Custom designed in captivating detail, it features the text “We Out” along with her name and the date she escaped from slavery to start blazing the…

Women are blazing a trail in the auto industry - The fully-loaded muscle car has long been a symbol of red-blooded American manhood. However, the cars aren't changing, but who's designing them is.       As in any show dedicated to the automobile, the car is the star. But sharing the spotlight for this 2013 Mustang GT is the team behind it: 40 women who work in the auto industry, banding together to create, design and install every part

Women are blazing a trail in the auto industry

Women are blazing a trail in the auto industry - The fully-loaded muscle car has long been a symbol of red-blooded American manhood. However, the cars aren't changing, but who's designing them is. As in any show dedicated to the automobile, the car is the star. But sharing the spotlight for this 2013 Mustang GT is the team behind it: 40 women who work in the auto industry, banding together to create, design and install every part

During the Victorian era, a few trail-blazing women chose to go against the grain and study to become a professional painter.  One such accomplished and diverse woman was Newark, NJ’s Matilda…

During the Victorian era, a few trail-blazing women chose to go against the grain and study to become a professional painter. One such accomplished and diverse woman was Newark, NJ’s Matilda…

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