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This actress is known for her numerous accolades and for taking on incredible roles from Annalise to Rose and is a recent EGOT winner (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony)

Who is Viola Davis?


She became the first African-American woman to travel into space when she served as a mission specialist aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour in 1992.

Who is Mae Jemison?


This woman occupies an iconic status in the civil rights movement after she refused to vacate a seat on a bus in favor of a white passenger in Montgomery, Alabama.

Who is Rosa Parks?


Awarded when she was 17, she is the world's youngest Nobel Prize laureate, and the second Pakistani and the first Pashtun to receive a Nobel Prize

Who is Malala Yousafzai?


She has been noted for her boundary-pushing artistry and her vocal ability. Her success has made her a cultural icon and earned her the nickname "Queen Bey"

Who is Beyoncé?


Best known for her films and TV shows that explore experiences of African Americans such as When They See Us, including Jim Crow-era racism, the civil rights movement, racial inequities of mass incarceration such as 13th, and the history of hip-hop music.

Who is Ava Duvernay?


Three brilliant Black women at NASA -- Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson -- serve as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history in this 2017 film

What is Hidden Figures?


Marxist and feminist political activist, philosopher, academic, and author; she is a professor at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Davis was a longtime member of the Communist Party USA and a founding member of the Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism.

Who is Angela Davis?


First Asian to win Best Actress at the Oscars 👀

Who is Michelle Yeoh?


The debut solo album by American singer and rapper Lauryn Hill. It was released on August 25, 1998, by Ruffhouse Records and Columbia Records. It is a neo soul and R&B album with some songs based in hip hop soul and reggae.

What is the The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill?


This actress made Emmys history in 2022 with a triple nomination for Abbott Elementary, the smash-hit comedy series about a group of teachers at a Philadelphia public school 👀

Who is Quinta Brunson?


She is, so far, the only woman in the field of science to win the Nobel Prize in two separate scientific fields: physics and chemistry. In her time, she was the first female scientist to win a Nobel Prize at all.

Who is Marie Curie?


She was a gay liberation and transgender rights activist who was also a noted community worker in New York. Along with Marsha P. Johnson, who identified as a drag queen in her youth and later as a trans woman, participated in demonstrations with the Gay Liberation Front.

Who is Sylvia Rivera?


She simultaneously became the first Black woman to win a GRAMMY and the first woman to win multiple GRAMMY Awards.

Who is Ella Fitzgerald?


This artist was a pop superstar who brought Mexican Tejano music to the masses. She’s one of the most influential Latin artists of all time, winning a Grammy award in 1993 and a gold record in 1994 with Amor Prohibido. Selena, along with Rita Moreno and Gloria Estefan, was one of the few Latin pop stars who crossed over into the mainstream.

Who is Selena?


For her work designing the costumes for “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever,” the legendary customer became the first Black woman to win two Academy Awards. She also is the first person to win in the category for both an original film and its sequel.

Who is Ruth E. Carter?


She committed her career as both a scientist and activist to stopping the spread of aids. By discovering HIV, she helped lead to blood tests to detect the infection and to the development of antiretroviral medications that have allowed people with AIDS to manage their disease.

Who is Françoise Barré-Sinoussi?


She dedicated her life and creativity to challenging racism, sexism, classism and homophobia. She supported civil rights and Black cultural movements, as well as advocating for LGBT equality as queer woman herself.

Who is Audre Lorde?


The first woman and first Black person to serve as provost of Stanford University and later became Secretary of State

Who is Condoleezza Rice?

She was a singer, pianist, songwriter, and civil rights activist. Mostly known as a jazz singer, her music blended gospel, blues, folk, pop, and classical styles. No popular singer was more closely associated with the Civil Rights Movement than ...

Hint: "Young, Gifted & Black"

Who is Nina Simone?


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Angela Bassett did the thing, Viola Davis my Woman King, Blanchett Cate you're a genius and _____ ___ ___ ___ ___ __ __!

Jamie Lee you are all of us!


First Latina astronaut to explore outer space. She earned her PhD in electrical engineering and began the three-year process of becoming a NASA astronaut. Her first trip to space took place on the Discovery in 1993, and she has since been to outer space three more times.

Who is Ellen Ochoa?


She was a Japanese American political and civil rights activist. During World War II, the U.S. government forcibly removed her and her family to an incarceration site for Japanese Americans. For fifty years, she spoke out about oppressive institutions and injustice in the United States.

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First Indigenous woman to go to space. She's a Marine Corps pilot and NASA astronaut, as well as a member of the Wailacki tribe of the Round Valley Indian Tribes

Who is Nicole Mann?


She is a Colombian-American singer and songwriter. She released her debut mixtape, Drunken Babble, in 2012, which was followed by her debut EP, Por Vida, released in 2015. In 2018, she released her debut studio album Isolation to widespread acclaim.

Who is Kali Uchis?

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