Women were reviled, kicked, beaten, ostracized and battled so women could vote. Don't disrespect their sacrifice by not exercising your vote -- every time you have the chance. -- "An American suffragette proclaiming 'Women! Use your vote,' circa "
Nancy Green a former slave, was employed in 1893 to promote the Aunt Jemima brand by demonstrating the pancake mix at expositions and fairs. She was a popular attraction because of her friendly personality, great story-telling, and warmth.
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Former first lady Jackie Kennedy (whose husband President John F. Kennedy had been assassinated in and Coretta Scott King at Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1968 funeral. /Moneta Sleet Jr/Ebony Collection What a powerful moment.
Queen Nzinga Mbande, was a warrior queen of the Nzinga and Matamba and one of the greatest female African rulers who fought valiantly to keep her country's citizens from becoming victims of the Muslim slave trade.