Jane M. Bolin was the African American woman graduate of Yale Law School & the first Black female judge in the United States. She's pictured here in July 1939 after her appointment by NYC Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia. Judge Bolin retired in 40 y
(she shares my birthday - 30 Nov!) Delta Sigma Theta Soror Shirley Chisholm - "Unbought and Unbossed" Chisholm was the first African American woman in Congress, a 1972 candidate for president, and a life long advocate for women's and civil rights.
dandridgelove: Dorothy Dandridge, Joyce Bryant, Lena Horne, and Diahann Carroll are legendary women who continue to inspire and captivate generation after generation with their magnificent beauty and talents!
“Dr. Olivia Hooker the first African-American woman to have entered the U.S. Coast Guard, which she…”