Nominations: Black Women’s History Month

Black woman February Month?! I mean could that be any cooler? Seriously head on over and let him know who you want from the list or add some people. This is so going to rock!



February 2016 will be Black Women’s History Month on this blog. In the comments below, please nominate or second posts you woulds like to see. If you want to suggest a guest post, that would be great too!

My own suggestions, in alphabetical order:

  • Alice Walker
  • Alicia Garza
  • Althea Gibson
  • Annie Easley (pictured)
  • Audre Lorde
  • Ava DuVernay
  • Barbara Jordan
  • Barbara Harris
  • Bessie Smith
  • Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • Cicely Tyson
  • Claudette Colvin
  • Cynthia McKinney
  • Diane Nash
  • Dorothy Height
  • Ella Baker
  • Esther Jones
  • Florence Griffith Joyner
  • Henrietta Lacks
  • Jessye Norman
  • Kerry Washington
  • Katherine Dunham
  • Leontyne Price
  • Lupita Nyong’o
  • Margaret Ekpo
  • Mary McLeod Bethune
  • Marimba Ani
  • Maya Angelou
  • Mia Love
  • misogynoir
  • Nichelle Nichols
  • Nina Simone
  • Queen Nanny
  • Queen Nzinga
  • Rama Yade
  • Sarah Vaughan
  • Shonda Rhimes
  • Sojourner Truth
  • Sophia Stewart
  • Stacey Dash
  • Viola Davis
  • Winnie Mandela
  • womanism

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