This is a tribute to these beautiful ladies who have made their mark in history, opened doors, brokedown barriers and made us proud to be a woman.
Let’s Hear It for the Girls!: Famous Female Firsts Pt. 2 was originally published on blackamericaweb.com
1. Keke Palmer
2014: Keke Palmer made history when she became the youngest talk show host, ever.
2. Tiffany Haddish
In November of 2017, Tiffany Haddish became the first African-American female to host the hit show ‘Saturday Night Live.’
3. Dorothy Dandridge
1954: Dorothy Dandridge was the first African American woman to be nominated for an Oscar as Best Actress for her performance in ‘Carmen.’ (Photo: Tumblr)
4. Andrea Jenkins
First openly trans woman of color to be elected to the city council of any major U.S. city! She was elected as councilmen to Minneapolis Minnesota.
5. Yvonne Spicer
Yvonne Spicer has is Framingham Massachusetts first mayor and first mayor of color!