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Clara Immerwahr - one of the first women to get her PhD in Chemistry in graduated magna cum laude. Committed suicide with a pistol after her husband Fritz Haber, himself a chemical genius, unleashed the use of chemical weapons on the world in WWI.

Op-Ed: Remembering Clara Immerwahr in the Year of Chemistry

Clara Immerwahr was the courageous chemist who dared to take a lone stand against her husband and an entire empire in opposition to chemical warfare. How will she be remembered in the International Year of Chemistry?

Delilah L. "She was the first black woman to write regularly for a major daily newspaper when her celebrated column, 'Activities Among Negroes' started in the Oakland Tribune in

Cool Chicks from History

oaklandtribunearchives: “ BLACK HISTORY MONTH Today, in honor of Black History Month and the Oakland Tribune’s birthday, we celebrate Delilah Beasley. Miss Beasley was born in Cincinnati in 1871. She...

 Eliza Ann Grier Born in ? Died 1902 -Had once been a slave. She went on to become the first African American woman licensed to practice medicine in the state of Georgia.

Changing the Face of Medicine | Eliza Ann Grier

Dr. Eliza Ann Grier. Born a slave she became the first African American to practice medicine in Georgia

During WWII, Helen Richey commanded a group of women pilots for the British Air Transport Auxiliary, flying bombs between factories and airbases.

Not all our foremothers wore taffeta and lace

Not so long ago, Western women who wore short hair, and/or garments usually tailored for men, had to be pretty badass to go so visibly outside the usual gender norms, whatever their reasons. And their reasons were many. All images from Flickr Commons.

Dottie Kamenshek was called the best player in women's baseball and was once recruited to play for a men's professional team. (National Baseball Hall Of Fame Library) All-American Girls Professional Baseball League player. But Football, Nationals Baseball, Baseball Scoreboard, Baseball Uniforms, Baseball Jerseys, Baseball Caps, Baseball Tickets, Baseball Display, Baseball Savings

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Dorothy "Dottie" Kamenshek, 84, often considered the finest female baseball player ever and whose exploits with the Rockford Peaches in the 1940s helped inspire the movie "A League of Their Own," died May 17 at her home in Palm Desert, Calif. A family friend said she had lingering complications from...

Great Black Women in History Maggie L. Walker An African American teacher and businesswoman Walker was the first female bank president and the first woman to charter a bank in the United States As - Visit to grab an amazing super hero shirt now on sale!

Great Black Women History - Maggie L. Walker

Great Black Women in History Maggie L. Walker An African American teacher and businesswoman Walker was the first female bank president and the first woman to charter a bank in the United States As

Jennifer Josephine Hosten, the first Black woman to win the Miss World contest was born in St. George’s, Grenada. She later earned her Master of Arts degree in political science and international relations.

Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History

Welcome to the world's largest institution dedicated to the African American experience! The Wright Museum opens minds and changes lives through the exploration and celebration of African American history and culture.

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First black American to star in her own television program: Ethel Waters, The Ethel Waters Show, on NBC. Divas, Harlem Renaissance, Black History Facts, Black History Month, Black Art, Kings & Queens, Ethel Waters, Vintage Black Glamour, African American Women

1939: First African American to star in her own television program: Ethel Waters, The Ethel Waters Show, on NBC.

40 Rare and Amazing Vintage Photos of All-American Girls Professional Baseball League From the and Baseball League, Baseball Girls, Better Baseball, Baseball Records, Pro Baseball, Baseball Uniforms, Baseball Shoes, Baseball Equipment, Softball Mom

All-American Girls Professional Baseball League

The All-American Girls Professional Baseball League logo. Photo credit: Official Website for the AAGPBL The year was 1943. The United States was fully involved in World War II. All over the country men were taking up Uncle Sam’s call to war – leaving businesses, factories, barns and ball parks short-handed. Soon the country looked to women to fill the vacancies. They did and in record numbers. Some of the roles women played have been largely forgotten over time. In some cases, their roles…

Joyce Bryant was a blues and jazz singer in the and She was referred to as the Black Marilyn Monroe, with "the Voice You'll Always Remember". Cantante y actriz americana n.

Vintage Black Women

A photographic collection featuring diverse images of women of African-American, African, and Caribbean backgrounds from around the world.

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Janet Emerson Bashen is the first African American female to hold a patent for a software invention. Her software, LinkLine, is a web-based application for EEO claims intake and tracking, claims management, document management and numerous reports.

Janet Emerson Bashen: African American Inventor

Janet Emerson Bashen is the first African American female to hold a patent for a software invention. Her software, LinkLine, is a web-based application for EEO claims intake and tracking, claims management, document management and numerous reports.

Wilma Rudolph, one of the most stylish Olympic athletes of all time - ) won three Gold Medals in track & field in the 1960 Summer Olympics in the dash, dash and relay

20 Most Stylish Olympic Athletes of All Time

With the countdown closing in on the 2012 Summer Olympics, the combined sense of anticipation and nostalgia has us looking forward to those athletes we'll...

Pauli Murray: Lawyer, writer, and civil rights activist. A founding member of NOW and organizer for the March on Washington Movement in the A notable critic of the Moynihan report & the myth of black matriarchy.

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Elizabeth "Bessie" Coleman (January 1892 – April was an American civil aviator. She was the first female pilot of African American descent and the first person of African American descent to hold an international pilot license.

Marya Errin Jones' new zine gives wings to pilot Bessie Coleman's story

Bessie Coleman may not be a household name like Amelia Earhart -- but she should be. As the first black woman to get her pilot's license -- in 1921, before Earhart was in the air -- Coleman is the subject of the new zine series Mocha Chocolata Mamma, by Marya...