“Behind every man, there is a successful woman”. When it comes to blacks, women not only encourage their men to achieve great heights, they themselves work on changing the world. Some of these successful women include Michelle Obama, the First Lady of the United States, is an African American woman who with the help of her husband, Barak Obama helps the American soldiers across the nation. Harriet Tubman, an American abolitionist and humanitarian who rescued 300 slaves from the south, is herself a slave who escaped slavery to help blacks. Karen Bass, the first black woman speaker to work for the betterment of California’s black population is also renowned for developing educational facilities, healthcare and foster care system in the state. Other prominent black women include Mae Jemison, first black woman astronaut to travel in space and Marie Maynard Daly, the 1st woman to earn a Ph.D. in Chemistry.
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27 June 1997

American

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(Tennis Player)

26 September 1981

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Oprah WinfreyOprah Winfrey
(Media proprietor)

29 January 1954

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Whoopi GoldbergWhoopi Goldberg

13 November 1955

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14 August 1966

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(Singer)

25 March 1942

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(Actress)

23 October 1998

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(Author)

04 April 1928

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1820 AD

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(Actress)

12 December 1970

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Tyra BanksTyra Banks
(Television Personality)

04 December 1973

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Ruby BridgesRuby Bridges
(Philanthropist)

08 September 1954

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(First African American Woman To Travel To Space)

17 October 1956

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(Actress)

26 August 1993

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(Actress)

19 September 1971

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30 November 1924

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(Activist)

10 January 1947

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(Activist)

17 November 1955

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10 September 1982

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09 November 1922

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17 July 1935

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07 May 1997

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(Singer)

06 August 1982

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(Actress)

27 July 1976

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31 May 1997

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17 April 1970

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(Singer)

27 February 1897

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(Actress & Model)

24 January 1971

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18 February 1934

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28 October 1980

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04 March 1932

South African

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(Actress)

06 March 1997

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(News Anchor)

13 October 1965

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(Actress)

28 April 1938

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(Tennis player)

25 August 1927

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21 December 1975

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25 December 1960

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(Singer-songwriter)

29 October 1987

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26 October 1976

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(Malcolm X's Daughter)

16 November 1958

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17 October 1945

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22 June 1962

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07 June 1917

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12 August 1994

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26 May 1993

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12 May 1998

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(Adopted Daughter of Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt)

08 January 2005

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09 September 1914

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04 January 1972

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21 September 1963

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(Soul Singer)

01 December 1985

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(Singer-songwriter)

01 June 1996

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25 September 1999

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02 January 1971

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22 February 1999

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21 December 1989

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(Hip Hop Singer, Songwriter)

02 August 1996

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(Choreographer)

12 May 1978

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04 March 1987

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23 March 1995

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02 July 1996

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19 July 1995

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(Rapper)

18 March 1995

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(Singer-songwriter)

20 November 1995

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(Stevie Wonder's Wife)

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(Singer-songwriter)

02 February 1975

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11 May 1970

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18 March 1963

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(Singer)

28 October 1998

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(O. J. Simpson's Daughter)

04 December 1968

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(Floyd Mayweather's Daughter)

20 May 2000

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(Model)

28 July 1984

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(American director)

24 August 1972

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(American fiction writer)

22 June 1947

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(American soprano)

10 February 1927

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(Former Attorney General of the United States)

21 May 1959

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(politician, diplomat, prosecutor, lawyer)

16 August 1947

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(Actor, Singer, Jazz musician, Stage actor)

28 October 1927

British

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07 November 1950

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(American playwright)

10 May 1963

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