Black women and leadership

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Harriet (2019)

Lemmons, K. (Director).  Martin Chase Productions. [Streaming Video]

The incredible true story of one of America's greatest heroes, Harriet Tubman. From her escape from slavery to the dangerous missions she led, setting free hundreds of slaves through the Underground Railroad.

Hidden figures

Hidden figures (2017)

Melfi, T. (Director). 20th Century Studios. [Streaming Video]

As the United States raced against Russia to put a man in space, NASA found untapped talent in a group of African-American female mathematicians that served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in U.S. history.