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Frida and Diego | 1954 | last picture of them together

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Meet the first woman from East Africa to be admitted to the English Bar, who went on to become the first black model to grace the front cover of American Vogue Magazine in 1968, and before then Harper's Bazaar magazine. She later became the foreign minister of Uganda in the 1970s, and addressed the UN General Assembly in 1974 as chairman of the OAU group. She is none other than Princess Elizabeth Bagaya of Toro, now 77.

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JACKIE ORMES (1911-1986), FIRST AFRICAN-AMERICAN FEMALE CARTOONIST

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Brooklyn teen Rochelle Ballantyne on path to become 1st black female chess master

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Frida Kahlo in a hospital bed, drawing on her corset with the help of a mirror, 1951

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graces jones and harry winston. photographed by gordon munro for interview, 1980s

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Lucy Ann Stanton, the first black American woman to receive a four-year college degree. Born in Cleveland on Oct. 16, 1831, she entered Oberlin College in the mid-1840s. She became president of the Oberlin Ladies Literary Society and in 1850 delivered the graduation address entitled "A Plea For The Oppressed," an anti-slavery speech.

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“Being a leftist is a calling, not a career; it’s a vocation...It means you are concerned about structural violence, you are concerned about exploitation..you are concerned about institutionalized contempt against gay brothers and lesbian sisters, hatred against peoples of color, and the subordination of women. It means that you are willing to fight against, and..the sources of social misery...That’s what it means to be a leftist...” ~ Dr. Cornel West

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Mildred Fay Jefferson (April 4, 1926 - October 10, 2010) was the first black woman to graduate from Harvard Medical School. She rode in a horse-drawn buggy with the local doctor as a child in Carthage TX, graduated from Texas University at age 16, then earned her MS from Tufts University since she was too young to be admitted to medical school. She was the first female to be a surgical intern at Boston City Hospital, on the staff of Boston Univ Med Center and member of Boston Surgical Societ...

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Tina Turner @ 69!

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Sarah Jessica Parker - Fit and fabulous over 40

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meryl streep is super freaking awesome!

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Cuz ain't no party like a JC party!

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Frida

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Betty Boop

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One of the Funniest Women alive!!!

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"That's nice."

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George Washington Carver- Where to start? Freed Slave that ended up teaching at colleges? Maybe the fact that his concepts of crop rotation, and waste utilization on the farm are just now being appreciated and utilized.

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