This is a tribute to these beautiful ladies who have made their mark in history, opened doors, brokedown barriers and made us proud to be a woman.

Let’s Hear It for the Girls!: Famous Female Firsts Pt. 2 was originally published on blackamericaweb.com

1. Keke Palmer

Keke Palmer

2014: Keke Palmer made history when she became the youngest talk show host, ever.

2. Dorothy Dandridge

Dorothy Dandridge

1954: Dorothy Dandridge was the first African American woman to be nominated for an Oscar as Best Actress for her performance in ‘Carmen.’ (Photo: Tumblr)

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