March 11, 2011
Every year during March, Women's History Month, you can find a sprinkling of celebrated African Americans. Our greatest-hits collection features Sojourner Truth, Harriet Tubman, Madam C.J. Walker, Josephine Baker, Althea Gibson and Angela Davis. But black women's history has many lesser-known players who rarely shine in the spotlight. Here are a few of the rabble-rousing, boundary-crossing women in history you may not know about -- but should.
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