With intuition, compassion, prowess, or just plain smarts and determination, the exemplary individuals featured here have contributed their brilliance to enhance the human experience across a wide range of disciplines, including the arts, education, sports, business, activism, and governance. These trailblazers accomplishments inspire, inform, and enhearten us all. From Jean Augustine, the first Black woman elected to Canadian parliamentwho, among her many achievements, cemented Canadas Black History Monthto Victor H. Green, a postal worker who drew on his experience and connections to publish the bible of Black travel during the Jim Crow era, the Green Book, these 12 profiles highlight historical figures who have made valuable contributions to the world. Each month, explore more of what history has to offer with a featured image and brief biography, a list of birthdays for other notable names in the Black community, and milestones in Black history to mark all 365 days of the year.
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