Author Archives: admin

Shirley Chisholm Remix – Fine Art Print

Who was she? Shirley Chisholm was an American politician, educator, and author who became the first African American woman elected to the United States Congress. What did she do? The child of Caribbean immigrants, Chisholm worked as an educator and director for daycare centers in Brooklyn and Manhattan. She quickly gained a reputation in her […]

Josephine Baker Remix – Fine Art Print

Who was She? Often called the first Black superstar, Josephine Baker was a singer, actress, dancer, and performer who toured internationally throughout the 1920s and 1930s. She became known around the world for her beauty, her singing voice, and her dancing. What did She do? Baker’s 1927 Un Vent de Folie performance in Paris — in which she wore […]

Rigoberta Menchu Tum Remix – Fine Art Print

Who is she? Rigoberta Menchú Tum is a K’iche’ political activist, an indigenous Guatemalan woman who promotes indigenous rights and fights for the rights of women in her country. What did she do? Menchu campaigned against the human rights violations committed by the Guatemalan army during their civil war, which lasted from 1960 to 1996. In […]

%d bloggers like this: