Iconic Women

Jennifer King Makes History as NFL's First Black Female Coach

King, 39, has been the Washington Commanders assistant running backs...

Adejoke Bakare Makes Culinary History as First Black Female Michelin-Starred Chef in the UK

On Monday, February 5, 2024, Nigerian chef Adejoke Bakare became...

Shirley Chisholm, the First Black Woman to Be Elected Into US Congress

In 1968 Chisholm sought and won a seat in Congress.

Queen Latifah: An Icon in Music, Film, and Advocacy

She was also an openly queer female rapper in the...

Nollywood's Highest Grossing Filmmaker, Actor, and Politician, Funke Akindele

Funke Akindele is a Nigerian filmmaker,actor, producer and politician who...

Emi Mahmoud: From World Poetry Slam Champion to UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador

From Darfur to the UN, Emi Mahmoud uses poetry &...