Opal Lee is a 96-year-old activist who is widely known for advocating for Juneteenth to be recognized as a U.S. federal holiday. Click here to read more about Lee’s story.
Dr. Maggie Aderin-Pocok has been recognized by Mattel as a Barbie Role Model and honored with a Barbie made with her likeness. Click here to learn about Dr. Aderin-Pocok and her impact in STEM.
Solange Knowles is the first African American woman to compose an original piece for the New York City Ballet.