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.
Ida B. Wells is the latest addition to Barbie’s Inspiring Women Series that previously featured Rosa Parks and Ella Fitzgerald. Click here to learn about the Wells’ impact on American journalism.