Sheroes You Should Know: Inspiring Stories for #WomensHistoryMonth
MARCH 16, 2017
Despite her family's affluence, Lorraine Hansberry's childhood in Chicago during the 1930s was not without hardship, discrimination, and segregation. During her reign over the Ndongo and Matamba Kingdoms of Angola in the 17th century, she fought against the slave trade and European influence and paved the way for a centuries-long resistance movement that would ultimately win Angola its independence in 1975. she·ro (pl. sheroes) : a woman regarded as a hero.