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Women's History Month

Photo Credit: Rachel Murray/Stringer/Getty Images WBLS CELEBRATES WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH: 31 DAYS, 31 PHENOMENAL WOMEN Today we recognize living legend, Rita Moreno, the first Latina actress to win an Oscar. The acting icon was born December 11, 1931, in Humacao, Puerto Rico, but...
Photo Credit: Jemal Countess/Stringer/Getty Images - Dr. Patricia Bath of Laserphaco attends the Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards WBLS CELEBRATES WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH: 31 DAYS, 31 PHENOMENAL WOMEN Harlem, New York native, Patricia Bath is the first African American to...
Photo Credit: Rich Polk / Getty Images WBLS CELEBRATES WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH: 31 DAYS, 31 PHENOMENAL WOMEN This multi-talented dancing sensation hit the jackpot in 1980 when she starred in the Broadway play we all know as ‘West Side Story’! Debbie Allen went from performing on...
Photo Credit: Youtube Screenshot/ MAGGIE LENA WALKER WBLS CELEBRATES WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH: 31 DAYS, 31 PHENOMENAL WOMEN Talk about power moves! Maggie Lena Walker was the first female Bank president to Charter a bank in the United States. She founded a penny Savings Bank for...
Photo Credit: Yourtube Virdeo Screenshot/ An American Inventor - Sarah Boone WBLS CELEBRATES WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH: 31 DAYS, 31 PHENOMENAL WOMEN Have you ever tried to iron a skirt or a button up? It's very hard to get to the sleeves. African American inventor, Sarah Boone...
Photo Credit: Ben Gabbe/Getty Images WBLS CELEBRATES WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH: 31 DAYS, 31 PHENOMENAL WOMEN Oprah Winfrey was born January 29, 1954 in Kosciusko, Mississippi. She is known as a American media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist. Oprah...
Photo Credit: Book Cover WBLS CELEBRATES WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH: 31 DAYS, 31 PHENOMENAL WOMEN Mary Kay Ash was the inspirational business leader and entrepreneur who founded Mary Kay Cosmetics. Mary Kay Ash was born as Mary Kathyn Wagner on May 12, 1918 in Hot Wells, Harris...
WBLS CELEBRATES WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH: 31 DAYS, 31 PHENOMENAL WOMEN Radio legend Ann Tripp began her on-air career at the tender age of 14 years old! Since then, she has built a legacy that cannot be duplicated. Known for her longevity and many accolades, Ann Tripp currently...
Photo Credit: Chan C. Smith WBLS CELEBRATES WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH: 31 DAYS, 31 PHENOMENAL WOMEN Today we recognize LaToya Cross , Senior Editor of Entertainment and Culture at EBONY Magazine. The accomplished media maven started her career as the Associated Editor, for N’DIGO...