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Starr Andrews recently made history as the first Black U.S. figure skater to win the ISU Grand Prix medal.

Arika Carr was sworn as the first Black woman police chief of Fort Bend County, Texas.

Ketanji Brown Jackson is the first Black woman and only the third Black person to ever sit on the highest court in America.

The environmental activist was elected after the country's historic presidential vote.

The chairwoman of Starbucks will soon be able to add "Denver Broncos co-owner" to her already impressive resume.

Ruth Whitehead Whaley, the first Black woman to earn her certification as an attorney, was honored this week in North Carolina.

The U.S. Senate has confirmed  Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court, making her the first Black woman and only the third Black person to ever sit on the highest court in America.

Emeline King, Ford Motor Company’s first Black woman car designer, has penned an autobiography about her barrier-breaking journey.

Tiffany Capri Hainesworth made history as the first Black woman to solely own a tequila brand.

Coel’s work in I May Destroy You is impeccable, as it follows a young writer (played by Coel) struggling with the aftermath of surviving sexual assault

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's pending resignation over damning sexual harassment allegations has paved the way for State Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins to be New York's first Black woman acting lieutenant governor.

Zena Stephens says her victory is significant for girls and minorities in the community. Some voters crossed party lines and voted for the Democrat.