black history month

February 27th, 2021: The First American Woman to Win Three Gold Medals in Track and Field: Wilma Rudolph

February 26th, 2021: The First Black Female Tennis Player to Win the French, Wimbledon, & U.S Open – Althea Gibson

Fashion Designer Stephanie Moye, Award-Winning Designer Black History

February 25th, 2021: The First African American Justice of the Supreme Court, Thurgood Marshall

Ways to Celebrate Black History Year-Round

American Heart Association Partners with Divine Nine Sororities and The Links, Inc. to Bring ‘EmPOWERED to Serve Black Women and Well-Being Roundtable!

February 18th, 2021: The First African-American To Star In Her Own Television Program, Ethel Waters

February 23rd, 2021: The First American Women to Become a Self-Made Millionaire, Madam C.J. Walker

February 22nd, 2021: Abolitionist Leader, Frederick Douglass

February 21st, 2021: The First African American to Earn a Ph.D. from Harvard University, W.E.B. Du Bois