Notable Black Women Who Have Shaped American History

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  • Black Women Rock
  • Michelle Obama
  • Beyoncé
  • Lupita Nyong’o
  • Isis King
  • Oprah Winfrey
  • Rihaqnna
  • Suzanne F. Shank
  • Ntozake Shange
  • Shonda Rhimes
  • Maya Angelou
  • Wanda Sykes
  • Tracy Reese

Black Women Rock

In honor of Women’s History Month, BET.com is highlighting Black women who have contributed to American history in business, technology, fashion, music, film and more.Dominique Zonyéé (@DominiqueZonyee)

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