It's International Women's Day, and we're taking a look back at some African-American women who haved paved the way for both us and future generations. From legendary icons like Madame C.J. Walker and Nina Simone to 21st century trailblazers like Michelle Obama and Ava DuVernay, here are 65 dynamic women who have inspired us to achieve greatness.
Coretta Scott King
The wife of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Coretta Scott King dedicated her life to carrying out her husband’s legacy—both domestically and internationally—after his assassination in 1968.