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Our lives are rich with amazing women -- yourself included. We stand shoulder to shoulder with fierce women who can be found pushing through obstacles, through fears, fuelled by nothing but passion and an unquenchable thirst to reach what they believe possible. Inside of each one of us is a legacy being written, pages of history that will tell what changed because we were here and whose life was made different.

While Malala Yousafzi has said she did not set her sights on being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize Award, one cannot deny that her stance and fearlessness.

To my Math Champion and Multi-Lingual HBIC, B.K.S.-Can't wait to see yours!18 Inventions By Women That Changed The World.

18 Inventions By Women That Changed The World

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Ross Parks

ROSA PARKS - received national recognition, including the NAACP's 1979 Spingarn Medal, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Congressional Gold Medal, and a posthumous statue in the United States Capitol's National Statuary Hall. Upon her death in

Queen Amina of Zaria: Born(1533-1610?), Reigned(1588-1589?) Artist: Floyd Cooper (1956-) Amina Mohamud (also called Aminatu) was a Hausa Muslim Warrior Queen of Zazzau (now Zaria), in what is now north central Nigeria. She was a brilliant military strategist she fought many wars and won them all. Amina is credited with building the famous Zaria wall. She is remembered today as “Amina, Yar Bakwa ta san rana,” meaning “Amina, daughter of Nikatau, a woman as capable as a man.”

Queen Amina of Zaria: Artist: Floyd Cooper Amina Mohamud (also called Aminatu) was a Hausa Muslim Warrior Queen of Zazzau (now Zaria), in what is now.

This Child Will Be Great : Memoir of a Remarkable Life by Africa's First Woman President by Ellen Johnson Sirleaf & Kim McLarin.  http://libcat.bentley.edu/record=b1274304~S0

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf "As Africa’s first elected female head of state, she has taken on corruption, gotten some of Liberia’s debt canceled and rebuilt the army with the help of the U.

James Merideth shot during a March from Memphis to Jackson in 1966. Martin Luther King, Jr., and Stokely Carmichael, arrived to continue the march on his behalf.

On this day in civil rights activist James Meredith was shot while leading the March Against Fear from Memphis to Jackson, Mississippi. Meredith later rejoined the march which registered several thousand people to vote.

Patricia Bath - Invented a laser device to remove cataracts

Patricia Era Bath is an Black American and Native American ophthalmologist, inventor of the Laserphaco Probe. Bath is the first Black American woman doctor to receive a patent for a medical purpose. Her Laserphaco Probe is used to treat cataracts.

Bessie Coleman | Bessie Coleman aka "Brave Bessie" or "Queen Bess” |

Bessie Coleman aka "Brave Bessie" or "Queen Bess”

Bessie Coleman, the daughter of a poor, southern, African American family, became one of the most famous women and African Americans in aviation history. "An awesome trajectory. What happened to Jessie?

I am Mary Fields -     I am Mary Fields.  People call me “Black Mary.”  People call me “Stagecoach Mary.”  I live in Cascade, Tennessee.  I am six feet tall.  I weigh over two hundred pounds.  A woman of the 19th Century,  I do bold and exciting things.  I wear pants.  I smoke a big black cigar.  I drink whiskey.  I carry a pistol.  I love adventure.  I travel the country,  driving a stagecoach,  delivering the mail to distant towns.  Strong, I fight through rainstorms.    Continued ......

Mary Fields, c. Mary Fields, also known as Stagecoach Mary (c. was the first African-American woman employed as a mail carrier in the United and just the second American woman to work for the United States Postal Service.