Without black women, history would be missing some of its most important and influential figures.

From scientists and politicians to artists and educators, black women have made significant contributions in a variety of fields.

They have also been at the forefront of social change, working tirelessly to improve the lives of their families and communities.

Black women’s history is important not only because of the contributions that black women have made, but also because it provides a window into the black experience in America.

Through their stories, we can better understand the struggles and triumphs of people in this country.

Black women’s history is an essential part of American history, and it is a story that must be told.

By promoting representation and positive role models of black women, we can help to ensure that girls of all colors have the opportunity to see themselves in history.

We can also help to inspire the next generation of black women leaders.

So here are stories of amazing black women from the USA and all across the world.

Sojourner Truth: The Slave That Sued Her Master & Won

Her speech, Ain't I A Woman, is still considered one of the most important and most quoted speeches in the history of the US. Quite an accomplishment for someone who never learned to read or write. A prominent feminist and abolitionist, she was the first Black woman to win a trial against a white man.

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Harriet Tubman: Underground Railway Pioneer & Union Army Fighter

Born as a slave, Harriet Tubman became the woman who led the most slaves to their freedom. She aunderwent brain surgery without anesthesia and was also the first woman to lead an attack in the U.S. military. These are just ways to describe Harriet Tubman, a woman who was born a slave, managed to escape, and instead of enjoying the life of freedom in the north - devoted her life to helping others.

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Read more about the article Queen Nzinga: Badass African Queen That Fought The Portuguese & Won
by Achille DevÈria, printed by FranÁois Le Villain, published by Edward Bull, published by Edward Churton, after Unknown artist, hand-coloured lithograph, 1830s

Queen Nzinga: Badass African Queen That Fought The Portuguese & Won

Queen Nzinga: The Portuguese sold her people into slavery - so she went to war Queen Nzinga: Who Was She? Queen Nzinga saw the white man come to Africa and…

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Carolina Maria de Jesus: She Lived In the Slums, Had An Elementary-School Education, and Wrote a Best-Seller

"And so, on May 13th, 1958, I found myself fighting against modern slavery: hunger!" So wrote Carolina Maria de Jesus in her journal, in one of São Paulo's poorest favelas…

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Read more about the article Miriam Makeba: The Black Singer Who Was Born During Apartheid and Became “The Voice of Africa”
Grand Gala du Disque Populaire in Congrescentrum. Miriam Makeba *7 maart 1969

Miriam Makeba: The Black Singer Who Was Born During Apartheid and Became “The Voice of Africa”

Miriam Makeba was first sent to prison when she was just 18 years old. It was 1932, during the Great Depression. Her mother, who typically worked as a domestic worker,…

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