PLJ, Prissy Mag's Editor & Founder, w/ Felicia Leatherwood at the Natural Hair Academy in Paris. Ms. Leatherwood's workshops are an invaluable resource to women who want to learn how to maintain and take care of natural hair.
Diana Ross Painting
Sophie Malgat and Bettina Graziani; photo by Gordon Parks, 1951
abstrack africana : Photo
Mary and Molly (or "Mollie") Bell were two young women from Pulaski County, Virginia[ who disguised themselves as men and fought in the Civil War for the Confederacy for two years.
Before Madam C.J. Walker there was Annie Turnbo Malone, " The Forgotten Entrepreneur" (1869-1957) A chemist and entrepreneur, Annie Turnbo Malone became a millionaire by successfully developing and marketing hair products for black women in St. Louis. She used her wealth to promote the advancement of African Americans and gave away most of her money to charity.
Rosemary Roberts Cloud - First AA Female U.S Fire Chief.