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Aida Overton Walker in a glamour portrait from the first decade of the 20th century.  Wife of George Walker,  she dazzled audiences with her original dance routines, an enchanting singing voice, and a penchant for elegant costumes. She refused to comply with the “Plantation image” of Black women as plump Mammies, happy to serve; like her husband, she viewed the representation of refined African-American types on the stage as important political work.- Google Search

Aida Overton Walker, also billed as Ada Overton Walker and as "The Queen of the Cakewalk", was an Black-American vaudeville performer and wife of vaudevillian George Walker.

Mary Fields, also known as Stagecoach Mary. She was the first African-American woman employed as a mail carrier in the United States

Mary Fields, c. Mary Fields, also known as Stagecoach Mary (c. was the first African-American woman employed as a mail carrier in the United and just the second American woman to work for the United States Postal Service.

Yennenga, also known as Yennenga the Svelte, was a legendary African princess, considered the mother of the Mossi people of Burkina Faso.[1] She was a famous warrior whose son Ouedraogo founded the Mossi Kingdoms.

Yennenga, also known as the Yennenga Svelte, was a legendary African princess, considered the mother of the Mossi people of Burkina Faso. She was a famous warrior whose son Ouedraogo founded the Mossi kingdoms.

Winnie Madikizela–Mandela (born Nomzamo Winfreda Zanyiwe Madikizela; 26 September 1936) is a South African politician who has held several government positions and headed the African National Congress Women's League. She is a member of the ANC's National Executive Committee.

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela If it’s possible to both loathe someone and admire them at the same time, Winnie Mandela is that problematic person for me. Whilst her highly dedicated participation in the.

Scouting was founded in West Africa Baden-Powell brought many ideas home fro...

Scouting was founded in West Africa Baden-Powell brought many ideas home fro.

Scouting was founded in West Africa  Baden-Powell brought many ideas home from the Ashanti campaign, in what is now Ghana in West Africa. Many of them a... - Real African - Google+

The Asante-British war of 1900 capped about 100 years of war between Great Britain and the Asante Empire, which occupied part of what is now Ghana.

Josina Muthemba Machel (August 10, 1945 - April 7, 1971) is a major heroine in the history of Mozambique

Josina Muthemba Machel (August 1945 - April is a major heroine in the history of Mozambique

A female soldier of the Ethiopian Irregular Forces poses for a photograph. Having been invaded by Benito Mussolini’s fascist Italy in October 1935, the Second Italo-Abyssinian War resulted in the military occupation of Ethiopia and its annexation into the newly created colony of Italian East Africa. Thousands of Ethiopian soldiers perished in the war. But, by the end of 1941, during the East African Campaign, Ethiopia was liberated from Italian control by a combination of Ethiopian…

Stylish Ethiopian lady soldier poses with her mule during the war with fascist Italy. From the shape of the holster, she's most likely carrying a Mauser Broom-handle pistol. Unlike her male comrades, she's wearing shoes.

Lucy Ann Stanton, the first African-American woman to get a four year college degree. She graduated in 1850

LUCY ANN STANTON (first black American woman to receive a 4 year college degree, born in Cleveland in went to Oberlin College, president of the Oberlin Ladies Literary Society, delivered the graduation address entitled "A Plea For The Oppressed" in