1. News & Issues

Articles related to famous black women

Famous African American Women - Women's History - About.com
An ever-expanding list of resources for learning about famous African American women and other women of Black History. You'll find women who are famous ...
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/africanamerican/a/black_women.htm
100 Famous African-American Men and Women of the 20th Century
African-American men and women have made great contributions to American society throughout the 20th century. In this article, you will find a listing of 100 ...
http://history1900s.about.com/od/people/tp/famousafricanamericans.htm
African American Women In Their Own Words: Quotes
Quotes from women in black history: African American women's words on topics from ... Billie Holiday Quotes - popular jazz singer with a troubled personal life ...
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/africanamerican/a/Quotes-From-Women-In-Black-History.htm
African American Women Writers - Index
African American women writers have provided insight into life for women ... known for her play, A Raisin in the Sun, with universal, black, and feminist themes.
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/aframerwriters/
African American Women in Early America and in Slavery
The lives of black women in America before the Civil War ended. ... Famous 19th century abolitionist and women's rights supporter: biography and links from ...
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/slaveryto1863/
African American Women in the 19th Century: 1864-1899
After the Civil War: Black women after slavery as they become involved in ... and writing, and married Francis Grimke, nephew of the famous Grimke sisters.
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/aframer18631900/
African American Women Nurses - Women's History - About.com
Biography and links on the abolitionist Sojourner Truth, from your About Guide to Women's History. She's less known for her work as a nurse. Harriet Tubman
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/aframnurses/
African American History and Women - Timeline 1950-1959
A chronology of events and birthdates for African American women and other women involved in African American history. This section of the timeline covers the years ... Most Popular. Queen Victoria's Fertile Family Tree · Who was the first  ...
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/aframwomentimeline/a/aaw1950_time.htm
African American History and Women Timeline 1700-1799
A chronology of events and birthdates for African American women and other ... Lucy Terry wrote "Bar's Fight," the first known poem by an African American (it ...
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/aframwomentimeline/a/aaw1700_time.htm
Black and White Women Abolitionists - Women's History - About.com
Black Women and White Women Working Against Slavery ... The two most famous black women abolitionists were Sojourner Truth and Harriet Tubman.
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/slaveryto1863/a/abolitionists.htm
1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9  |  10      Next

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.