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 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.
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 (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