Black Women------that makes us PROUD

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6:48 AM - Nov 12, 2010 #1

We see a whole lot of black women in the media doing things to make our race look bad, in the eyes of the world.

This post is dedicated to the good black women that makes our race proud.

They never do anything to shame our race.

India Arie and Rachelle Ferrell

Angie Stone



Jennifer Hudson

Lorraine Hansberry wrote the hit play A Raisin In The Sun
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6:48 AM - Nov 12, 2010 #2

Nancy Wilson



Aretha Franklin



Bernadette Stanis

Lalah Hathaway

Violinist Regina Carter

Cassandra Wilson

Leela James

Claudia Gordon is deaf but she didn't allow that to stop her, she went on to become a U.S. Attorney
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6:49 AM - Nov 12, 2010 #3

Educator Mary Mcleod Bethune

Eliza Ann Grier was born a slave, but she went on to become a medical doctor

Activist Fannie Lou Hamer

Activist Ida B Wells



Bessie Coleman the first black female pilot

Poet activist Sonia Sanchez

Scholar Frances Cress welsing

Journalist Gwen Ifill

Congress woman Stephanie Tubbs Jones always fought against injustice
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6:52 AM - Nov 12, 2010 #4

First black Congress woman Shirley Chisholm, she was also the first black to run for president

Congress woman Cynthia McKinney

Congress woman Maxine Waters

Activist C Delores Tucker

Carol Mosely Braun, she was the first black female Senator

Congress woman Barbara Jordan

Astronaut Mae Jemison

Astronaut Stephanie Wilson

Astronaut Joan Higginbotham

First all black female flight crew
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6:53 AM - Nov 12, 2010 #5

That strong warrior Winnie Mandela



The mother of warriors Harriet Tubman

Activist Angela Davis

Sister Souljah

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee being arrested for protesting against injustice in Darfur



Congresswoman Donna Edwards also arrested for protesting injsutice in Darfur
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6:56 AM - Nov 12, 2010 #6

another strong sister Rosa Parks

Ruby Dee

Betty Shabazz

Coretta Scott King

Myrlie Evers

Wives of Malcolm X, Dr. King and Medgar Evers

Maya Angelou



Dorthy Height

Katherine Jackson she raised 9 successful kids
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6:58 AM - Nov 12, 2010 #7

Patti Labelle

Gladys Knights

Dionne Warwick

Dianne Reeves

Regina Belle

Stephaine Mills

Natalie Cole

Angela Bassett

Jazz vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewaters

Chrisette Michele
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7:05 AM - Nov 12, 2010 #8

Oprah Winfrey

Valerie Daniels Carter owns over 100 Burger King and Pizza Hut restuarants

Cathy Hughes this sister owns 60 radio stations



Susan Taylor





Ilyanla Vanzant

Toni Morrison

Esther Rolle
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7:15 AM - Nov 12, 2010 #9

Anita Baker

Phylicia Rashad








Debbie Allen

Diahann Carroll

Lena Horne



Anika Noni Rose
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7:21 AM - Nov 12, 2010 #10

Cicely Tyson is a sister that always made us proud











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