Six Unsung Heroines of the Civil Rights Movement | History.com While their stories may not be widely known, countless dedicated, courageous women were key organizers and activists in the fight for Civil Rights.

While their stories may not be widely known, countless dedicated, courageous women were key organizers and activists in the fight for Civil Rights.

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Valeisha Butterfield Jones Makes Major Boss Moves With New Appointment at Google | Black Enterprise Google executive Valeisha Butterfield Jones will continue to advocate for diversity and inclusion in tech but on a new level and with a new title.

Google executive Valeisha Butterfield Jones will continue to advocate for diversity and inclusion in tech but on a new level and with a new title.

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God Is A Woman: Prof. Treva Lindsey Uncovers Black Womanhood In D.C. In ‘Colored No More’ | Vibe Washington, D.C. has contributed to this nation in a number of ways: from its slaves building the White House, to birthing award-winning actors and rappers, and developing world-renown critical thinkers.

Washington, D.C. has contributed to this nation in a number of ways: from its slaves building the White House, to birthing award-winning actors and rappers, and developing world-renown critical thinkers.

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In honor of civil and women’s rights activist Mary Church Terrell | Hello Giggles Mary Church Terrell is a figure in African-American and women’s history worth celebrating. Born in Memphis, Tennessee on September 23rd, 1863, Terrell would go on to be one of the first African American women to attend Oberlin College.

Mary Church Terrell is a figure in African-American and women’s history worth celebrating. Born in Memphis, Tennessee on September 23rd, 1863, Terrell would go on to be one of the first African American women to attend Oberlin College.

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Meet Phillis Wheatley | The Gospel Coalition Phillis Wheatley (c. 1753–1784), a poet and the first African-American woman published in pre-Revolutionary America, was also a notable apologist, abolitionist, and missionary.

Phillis Wheatley (c. 1753–1784), a poet and the first African-American woman published in pre-Revolutionary America, was also a notable apologist, abolitionist, and missionary.

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Whether she’s on the $20 bill or not, Harriet Tubman made men pay for underestimating her | The Washington Post “I had reasoned this out in my mind, there was one of two things I had a right to, liberty or death; if I could not have one, I would have the other.” - Harriet Tubman

“I had reasoned this out in my mind, there was one of two things I had a right to, liberty or death; if I could not have one, I would have the other.” – Harriet Tubman

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Get Under the Hood: Female-Run Auto Repair Shop Turns ‘Auto Heads’ Into Knowledgeable Car Consumers | Atlanta Black Star Women’s dreaded trip to the mechanic is no longer a hassle thanks to the Girls Auto Clinic, a female-owned and -operated auto repair shop and beauty salon in Philadelphia, Pa.

Women’s dreaded trip to the mechanic is no longer a hassle thanks to the Girls Auto Clinic, a female-owned and -operated auto repair shop and beauty salon in Philadelphia, Pa.

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America Has a Human Trafficking Problem and Homeless Youths Are the Most Vulnerable | Atlanta Black Star Portraits of 22 different women lined the walls of Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in June. The temporary photography installation featured a diverse group of women, holding onto a symbol of who they are and who they aspire to be.

Portraits of 22 different women lined the walls of Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in June. The temporary photography installation featured a diverse group of women, holding onto a symbol of who they are and who they aspire to be.

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