Women in Black History: Mae Jemison

Women in Black History: Mae Jemison

Mae Jemison is an American engineer, physician and NASA astronaut. She became the first African American woman to travel in space when she went into orbit aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour on September 12, 1992. Prior to space travel, she served in the Peace Corp....
Women of Black History: Florence Griffith Joyner

Women of Black History: Florence Griffith Joyner

Florence Griffith Joyner was an American track and field athlete who is considered the fastest woman of all time. Flo-Jo, who ran the 100 meter and the 200 meters, won three gold medals and two silver medals during her career. 1995, USA track and field inducted her...
Women of Black History: Shirley Chisholm

Women of Black History: Shirley Chisholm

Shirley Chisholm was the first African American woman in Congress and the first African American to seek the nomination for president of the United States from one of the two major political parties. She tenaciously fought for the rights of women and minorities during...
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