When one door closes, a black woman sticks her foot in and kicks it back open. We have always made a way out of no way. Whether it’s civil rights, education, sports, or entertainment, black women arrive and then thrive.

The hashtag, #BlackWomenDidThat, proves we are always on the front lines, invoking change one first at a time.

Bow in the presence of greatness.

Thank these women…

for breaking barriers one record at a time.

They went from segregation to graduation.

So don’t rain on our parade.

This ain’t for you. It’s for us.

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