From putting the spotlight on gender and racial discrimination to forging their own career paths in male-dominated industries such as politics and technology, throughout history black women have sparked conversation and action about social injustice around the world. Here are five incredibly inspiring videos of revolutionary women.
Kathleen Neal Cleaver, Professor and Black Panther Member
“Why We Wear Our Hair Like This 1968”
Currently a professor of American law at Emory College, Kathleen Neal Cleaver, is widely recognized as an integral member of the Black Panther Party, a revolutionary black nationalist, and socialist organization. In this inspiring video, Cleaver talks about the reasons why black people wear their hair naturally.
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