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8 Black Beauties Who Are Breaking Boundaries

There are so many African-American women who are making things thought impossible, possible. Young ladies such as my self look up to many successful black women, but I wanted to shine the light on these 8!

                                                                                                                                           1. Zendaya  

 

 By showing her appreciation for the culture and also defending it, she was given the honor of her own Barbie. This barbie has dread locks, and it is one of few Barbies that shows true diversity.

                                                                                                                                    2. Serena Williams

She is the reigning champion of single and double tennis. It is popular opinion that she is the best tennis player of all time!

                                                                                                                                       3. Rihanna

First and only artist to surpass RIAA’s 100 million song certifications.

                                                                                                                                    4. Kimberley Anyadike 

She is known as the first Nigerian American teen to fly across the United States.

                                                                                                                                    5. Keke Palmer

She is the first African-American woman to play Cinderella on Broadway.

                                                                                                                                      6. Misty Copeland

Misty is the first African-American female prima ballerina for the American Ballet Theater.

                                                                                                                                         7. Jedidah Isler 

She is the first African-American woman to graduate from Yale with a PhD in Astrophysics.

                                                                                                                                        8.Haben Girma 

Haben is the first blind woman to graduate from Harvard University.

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