Pioneering Spirits: A Black History Month Calendar Honoring Women Trailblazers

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Black History Month is an excellent time to celebrate and recognize the achievements and contributions of Black women throughout history. Here is a calendar featuring some notable Black women and their accomplishments: 

  1. February 1: Phillis Wheatley (1753-1784) - The first published African-American female poet.

  2. February 6: Rosa Parks (1913-2005) - Civil rights activist known for her pivotal role in the Montgomery Bus Boycott.

  3. February 9: Oprah Winfrey - Media mogul, philanthropist, and influential television personality.

  4. February 12: Audre Lorde (1934-1992) - Poet, essayist, and civil rights activist known for her work addressing intersectional feminism.

  5. February 15: Nina Simone (1933-2003) - Renowned singer, songwriter, and civil rights activist.

  6. February 18: Toni Morrison (1931-2019) - Nobel Prize-winning author known for novels like "Beloved" and "Song of Solomon."

  7. February 21: Alice Walker - Author of "The Color Purple," which won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.

  8. February 24: Shirley Chisholm (1924-2005) - The first African American woman elected to the U.S. Congress and the first Black woman to run for President.

  9. February 27: Maya Angelou (1928-2014) - Poet, memoirist, and civil rights activist, best known for her autobiography "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings."

  10. February 29: Gabby Douglas - Olympic gold medalist in gymnastics, known for her accomplishments in the 2012 and 2016 Summer Olympics.

There are number of wall calendars featuring outstanding trailblazing Black women. The most unique Black History Month calendar found has 366 days of pioneering Black Women trailblazers. You can find it at