Women’s History Month

Black women currently have no representation in the Senate, and there has never been a Black woman governor.

The 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion—the U.S. Army’s only all-Black women unit to serve during WWII—will be bestowed with a Congressional Gold Medal.

Detroit’s first Black women-owned skating academy strives to make figure skating lessons accessible to youth living in low-income households.

NBA star Stephen Curry has signed on as an executive producer for a documentary about the life and legacy of basketball legend Lusia ‘Lucy’ Harris.

Olympian Allyson Felix and Pure Leaf are on a mission to advance gender equity in the workplace through a new grant program.

Literary giant Sonia Sanchez will receive the 2022 Edward MacDowell Medal for her trailblazing work.

Violinist Ezinma has launched a nonprofit to make music education accessible in underserved schools.

Highlighting three Black women, Maia Chaka, Felecia M. Nave and Mia Schultz, who are breaking barriers and choosing to challenge inequity through their work and leadership. 

In honor of Women's History Month and International Women's Day, here is a list of Black women pioneers in history as well as the present day.

"Finding Tamika" is also the first of five new Audible series from SBH productions, a joint venture between Kevin Hart and Charlamagne Tha God.

Alicia Keys has released a novel about a Brooklyn-bred Black girl superhero.

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