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In Honor of Black History Month, 14 Heroes You May Not Have Heard Of

Marie Claire Logo By Maggie Maloney of Marie Claire | Slide 1 of 15: Black History Month is the time to honor the role and achievements of African-Americans in the United States. While some groundbreaking heroes are well-known, there are many unsung heroes worth celebrating—particularly African-American women. Here, we rounded up 10 African-American women whose accomplishments and tireless efforts transformed our country.

Black History Month is the time to honor the role and achievements of African-Americans in the United States. While some groundbreaking heroes are well-known, there are many unsung heroes worth celebrating—particularly African-American women. Here, we rounded up 10 African-American women whose accomplishments and tireless efforts transformed our country.

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