15 Modern Day Black Women Who Made History With Their Firsts

As the world continues to evolve, Black women continue to be a leading force across all industries. While pioneers like Madame CJ Walker, Shirley Chisholm, Hattie McDaniel, Dorothy Dandridge and countless others laid the foundation, there are also plenty of women breaking barriers today.  From education, to politics, to music, to sports, to film, to dance, to  fashion and everything in between, Black Girl Magic is running rampant! Here’s a look at 15 Black women who have made history with their “firsts” in the last 15 years.
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