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A look at Black women who have transformed the world through their pursuit of political power and activism. Black women have a long history of fighting for justice and equity as organizers and activists. This Black History Month, we’re educating ourselves about the contributions Black women leaders have made to society. Join us in recognizing these fearless women who have been at the forefront of creating necessary change in our history. WANGARI MAATHAI. KENYAN SOCIAL, ENVIRONMENTAL, AND POLITICAL ACTIVIST; NOBEL PRIZE LAUREATE. Born in Nyeri, Kenya, in 1940, Wangari Maathai long fought traditional gender roles within Kenyan culture, propagating the idea that village women could both improve... Full story

28 February