BLACK WOMEN WHO MADE HISTORY IN

HOLLYWOOD

WORLD MODEL HUNT

Black women have come a long way through the history of Hollywood. Hollywood has made considerable strides in terms of film diversity. There are films of inspirational role models that have a positive impact on the self-esteem of young black girls.

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Born as Peggy Ann Freeman in 1945, and later naming herself Donyale Luna — was the first woman of color to appear on the cover of Vogue magazine.

DONYALE LUNA

CHERYL DUNYE

IN 1996, she made her debut as a Black lesbian filmmaker with THE WATERMELON WOMAN. Her films often highlight themes of race, sexuality, and gender.

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MARIA ANDERSON

Marian Anderson was a great contralto singer of the twentieth century. She faced discrimination throughout her career, but with her continued popularity, she was able to make a silent statement against it.