One-third of Labelle.
Black History ‘Erryday’: Happy Birthday Fannie Lou Hamer
She coined the term “Mississippi appendectomy” for the involuntary sterilization of black women (including herself) to reduce the population.
Our goal is to energize and inspire with this year’s program that showcases badass women smashing stereotypes and breaking barriers. –Susan Sullivan, Founder & Director.
Black History ‘Erryday’: Happy 81st Birthday Winnie Mandela
A.K.A. First Lady of South Africa and Mother of the Nation.
Hazel Ying Lee
First Chinese-American woman to fly for the U.S. military.
In 2016 the first Chinese pilot to fly solo around the world, 9th woman to do so.
Black History ‘Erryday’: Happy 64th Birthday Dr. Julianne Malveaux
Ph.D. from M.I.T.
Happy Birthday Cass Elliot (R.I.P.)
Died from heart failure with no food found in her windpipe.
Black History ‘Erryday’: Happy 67th Birthday Anna Deavere Smith
“Do you want to be an artist so the whole world would look at you, or do you want to be an artist because you want to use your ability to attract attention to have the world see itself through you differently.”