Spelman History is Women's History: Dr. Georgia Dwelle, -- When she entered Meharry Medical College in Dwelle became the first Spelman graduate to attend medical school, and in 1920 she established the Dwelle Infirmary, Georgia's first general
Jane Bolin - was the first African American female judge in the United States. She was the first black woman to graduate from Yale University School of Law and the first to be admitted to the New York City Bar Association.
Helen Octavia Dickens as the first African-American woman to be admitted to the American College of Surgeons. She was a doctor, professor of obstetrics and gynecology, and former associate dean of medicine
As one of the first African American models in the United States, Ophelia DeVore-Mitchell changed the face of the beauty and fashion industry. Through her modeling agency and school, she fostered and promoted the careers of some of the country’s top.
Unsung Black Women in History: Biddy Mason, from Slavery to One of Los Angeles’ Wealthiest Black Entrepreneurs.Forced to walk 1700 miles where , Mason herded cattle, prepared meals, and worked as a nurse and midwife
Saint Elmo Brady First African American Ph. in chemistry in U., earned in 1916 from University of Illinois. He taught at Tuskegee, Fisk, Howard First African American admitted to Phi Lambda Upsilon, Chemistry Honor Society.
The Many Lives of Pauli Murray She was an architect of the civil-rights struggle—and the women’s movement. Why haven’t you heard of her? It was Pauli Murray’s fate to be both ahead of her time and behind the scenes.
Amanda Berry Smith was born enslaved January Smith became well known for her beautiful voice and evangelized throughout the South and the West. In she was invited to speak and sing in England and ended up staying for a year and a half cond