Alexis Levi First African-American Woman to own a Men's Professional Basketball Team. Alexis holds the titles of CEO and General Manager. She is a Consultant to Sports Professionals and Sports Management Groups; Sports Agent; and 2008 Ebony Magazine Top 150 Most Influential African Americans.
Geraldine Hoff Doyle was a 17 year old in 1942 while she was working at the American Broach & Machine Co. when a photographer snapped a pic of her on the job. That image used by J. Howard Miller for the “We Can Do It!” poster released during World War II.
Pauli Murray, civil rights lawyer and Episcopal priest, was born in 1910. She became the first African American person to earn a doctorate at Yale Law School in 1965. Murray also co-founded the National Organization for Women. In 1977, Murray made history again when she became ordained as an Episcopal priest.