“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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