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Alice H. Parker attended classes at Howard University in Washington, D.C. That time, to receive higher education as a Black woman at the time was an achievement in itself. Her legacy is sustained by the annual Alice H. Parker Women Leaders in Innovation Awards via the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce. The award recognizes the contributions of women to innovation in New Jersey, Parker’s home state. @blackhistorybuff #blackknowledgeispower
In 1993 Carol Moseley Braun became the first African-American woman to serve in the U.S. Senate. When she was sworn into office, she also became the first woman to represent Illinois in the Senate. Repin if you want to keep #makinghistory and have a Senate and House that look more like America.
Cathy Huges is the first African American woman to head a media company publicly traded on the U.S. Stock Exchange. In 2011, the corporation owned 53 broadcast stations in 16 urban markets across the United States. Tap the link in our bio to shop black branded materials🧢👕 you would love to rock! #blackwoman #womanpower #blackexcellence #blackeducation