Which entrepreneur started as a talk show host and built a powerful media empire? What doctor invented a groundbreaking laser treatment for cataracts? Who changed the way people thought about art, music, government, sports, and the world around them? In A Black Woman Did That, readers will learn more about familiar icons, like Oprah, Ida B. Wells, Misty Copeland, and Ava DuVernay, and they’ll discover new role models, like Amy Sherald, Patricia Bath, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, and Bethann Hardison. This book features 42 incredible black women who marched, sang, danced, stood up, spoke out, and changed the world.
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