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Previous Pinner: The state of California was named after the mythical Black Queen Califia. According to the story, California was an island where only Black women lived. The women were the most powerful women in the world. When Cortez arrived in California, searching for this mythical queen, her influence on him was so severe, he paid tribute to this powerful Black Woman Queen Califia by naming the state after her. California literally means, “the land where Black women live."
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Catherine II, also known as Catherine the Great, was a Russian ruler. Longest staying on the throne of the Russian Empire, she fought successful conquering wars of expanding her empire to the west and she has joined the island Crimea to Russia. As a result, Russia during her reign was the greatest power in Europe. Her reign lasted from 1762 until her death in 1796, that ruled 34 years. - fabuloustraveling...
From Wikipedia: Oprah Winfrey is an American media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer and philanthropist. Winfrey is best known for her self-titled, multi-award-winning talk show, which has become the highest-rated program of its kind in history and was nationally syndicated from 1986 to 2011. She has been ranked the richest African American of the 20th century.