By Carlett Spike via https://www.prevention.com/
These trailblazers are leading the way.
Black History Month may come and go every February, but the truth is the achievements of Black women should be celebrated 365 days a year. Throughout history, Black women have played a crucial role in advancing American society in every sector, from politics to medicine to sports.
Abolitionists Harriett Tubman and Sojourner Truth crusaded tirelessly for emancipation and were followed by many powerful, Black women leaders like Rosa Parks, Daisy Bates, Shirley Chisholm, Angela Davis, and Maya Angelou (to name only a few!). Most recently, Kamala Harris became our nation’s first woman—and woman of color—Vice President.
Following the lead of these inspiring women, today’s Black female trailblazers are breaking barriers and changing our society for the better. This list includes names you know, but also a few you likely don’t who are making history in sectors like…