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.