Posts Tagged ‘Hillary Clinton’

Born into slavery as Isabella Baumfree, Sojourner Truth was a passionate activist, fighting against slavery and for women’s rights in the 19th century. She died 126 years ago in Battle Creek, Mich. Yesterday, Sojourner Truth became the first African-American woman to be memorialized with a bust in the U.S. Capitol. The ceremony at Emancipation Hall was led by […]

Winthrop University in Rock Hill, SC, released findings this week from a survey it conducted among nearly 700 African Americans in 11 southern states from February 6 – 22, 2009, just after the inauguration. Ninety percent of respondents believe the President is doing a good job and 80% are pleased with his choice of Hillary […]

American Vogue has been around for over 100 years and only 17 other Black women have appeared on the cover, including Oscar-winning actress Halle Berry, supermodel Naomi Campbell, Oscar and Grammy winner Jennifer Hudson, and talk-show queen and billionaire Oprah Winfrey. They make the sisters work for it, huh? Michelle Obama is only the second first lady to appear […]