Celebrating Black Heroes

This month, Femnista celebrates remarkable individuals throughout history who have left an impression on us, either through their contributions to social advancement, entertainment, or who lived extraordinary lives simply because society would not allow them to do otherwise. We invite you to join us as we explore some of our favorites, and share your heroes with us in the comments!


To Sydney, With Love, by Carissa Horton

The Remarkable Mary Seacole, by Scarlett Grant

The Love Story That Changed a Kingdom, by Charity Bishop

More Than Mammy: The Life of Hattie McDaniel, by Rachel Sexton

Respect Me as a Human Being: Jackie Robinson, by Rachel Kovaciny

Not Just Black & White: Dido Elizabeth Belle, by Scarlett Grant

Intellectual Courage: Malcolm X, by Jessica Prescott

Rosa Parks, by Veronica Leigh

The editor will update the links as articles go live. Enjoy this issue!

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