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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. Andrea Jenkins

First openly trans woman of color to be elected to the city council of any major U.S. city! She was elected as councilmen to Minneapolis Minnesota.

2. Yvonne Spicer

Yvonne Spicer has is Framingham Massachusetts first mayor and first mayor of color!