Black History Month Female Role Models

11 Inspirational African-American Female Role Models

11 Inspirational African-American Female Role Models

In honor of Black History Month, we're celebrating some of the most influential and professionally powerful African-American females. From novelist Toni Morrison to the multitalented Beyoncé Knowles, we admire these 11 women for their hard work and strength, as each has become a leader in her industry. Take a look at our some of our favorite African-American female role models, then share your own in the comments below.

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