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Black History Month Presentation (Women in History)
Black History Month Presentation (Women in History)
Black History Month Presentation (Women in History)
Black History Month Presentation (Women in History)
Black History Month Presentation (Women in History)
Black History Month Presentation (Women in History)
Black History Month Presentation (Women in History)
Black History Month Presentation (Women in History)
Black History Month Presentation (Women in History)
Black History Month Presentation (Women in History)
Black History Month Presentation (Women in History)
Black History Month Presentation (Women in History)
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Black History Month Presentation (Women in History)

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  • 1. Madam C.J. Walker (1867-1919) Businesswoman Hair Care Entrepreneur Philanthropist
  • 2. Billie Holiday “Lady Day” (1915-1959) American Jazz Singer Songwriter
  • 3. Jackie Joyner-Kersee (1962- ) •6 Olympic Medals •Voted Greatest Women’s Athlete of 20th Century (Sports Illustrated) •Competed in Heptathlon and long jump
  • 4. Mary McLeod Bethune (1875-1955) • Educator • Activist • Founded National Association of Colored Women • Helped in establishing BethuneCookman College
  • 5. Harriet Tubman (1820-1913) •American Abolitionist •Humanitarian •Best known for her role in rescuing slaves using the Underground Railroad
  • 6. Anna Mac Clarke (1919-1944) She became the first African American woman to command an all White regiment of soldiers
  • 7. Condoleezza Rice (1954 - ) •American Politician & Author •First African American female Secretary of State •Served as National Security Advisor (G.W. Bush)
  • 8. Maggie Lena Walker (1864-1934) African American teacher and businesswoman 1st African American female bank president 1st African American to charter a bank in the U.S. Walker later became an advocate for people with disabilities
  • 9. Shirley Chisholm (1924 – 2005) American Politician, Educator, a nd Author 1st African American woman elected to the U.S. congress 1st African American candidate to run for the Democratic presidential
  • 10. Michelle Obama (1964 - ) The wife of President Barak Obama 1st African American first-lady of the United States Graduate of Princeton Univ. and Harvard Law School

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