She-roes in Afro-American History

A tribute to the African American women who've made a difference in black history. Although black women rarely receive recognition deserved for their courageous efforts in making a difference, I would like to personally recognize a few of these Afro-American She-roes.

"Mother of the Underground" Harriet Tubman with complete seriousness in her posture. She stands with her hands over one another. Her hands are placed on the back of a chair, which holds her hat on the seat. She's wearing a dark colored dress that has a white collar. Behind her, to the right, is a table with a book on top.
Freed Slave and Anti-Slavery activist Sojourner Truth seated at alongside a small table. Sojourner is holding a knitting needles and thread, and there beside her left arms lies her writing pad. She's wearing a large dress with long sleeves, along with a white hat and a white shawl over her shoulders.
Mrs. Ida B. Wells seated upright with a happy-smirk on her face. Activist and advocate of African American equality, Mrs. Wells is wearing what appears to be a black dress, with white designs. She has her hair pinned up in a natural hairstyle.
Civil Rights activist Rosa Parks refuses to give up her seat to a white man, possibly the gentleman seated behind her. Rosa is wearing dark colored trench coat over a plaid dress, with a hat that matches her coat.
Actress Josephine Baker in the midst of a performance. With her upper body leaned forward and hands clenching her thighs, she appears to be deeply in character. Her strapless top is a light-color (possibly white), and her skirt is puffy with creases.
Marian Anderson proudly gazing in front of a picture of her famous performance at the Lincoln Memorial, which resulted from her being denied a stage performance because of color. Wearing a ruby red dress, red lipstick, and white pearls around her neck.
Mrs. King (Coretta Scott King) giving a speech, with her husband's (Martin Luther King, JR.) picture taped to the podium. There are many microphones in front of her, so the angle of the image doesn’t depict a clear image of her attire. However, I can infer she is wearing a black trench coat, along with her black hat, and red lipstick.
Civil Rights Leader and activist Dorothy Height in a meeting with fellow Civil Rights leading men. Mrs. Height is standing front and center, wearing a white business dress, and her left arm voluntarily placed behind her back.
First African-American space woman, Mae Jemison. Mae is seated with her right leg slightly elevated to help display her helmet. She is dressed in her orange astronaut suit. Her smile shows how proud she is to be the first African American woman to go beyond the earth's boundaries.
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