This February 2019, in celebration of Black History Month, NBCBLK, the African-American news vertical of NBC News Digital, presents a month-long special feature recognizing the accomplishments, power and prowess of black women.
The series, "She Thrives: Black Women Making History Today," will highlight 10 amazing women you should know from a variety of generations, occupations and regions. These women are leaders in their communities and truly elevating the conversation around black identity, politics and culture.
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NBCBLK would love to obtain submissions and suggestions. Once submissions are compiled, editorial members throughout NBC News' broadcast and digital platforms will make the final selections.
How it works:
Tell us in the form below how the woman you wish to nominate is breaking barriers and dismantling stereotypes about what it means to be a Black Woman in America today. Include a link, if relevant.
• Honorees are black women who are exceptional, gifted leaders in their industry and profession.
• These women are breaking barriers and smashing stereotypes about the black community/diaspora- redefining what it means to be Black in America.
• Their accomplishments are aligned with NBCBLK's mission: Elevating the conversation on black identity, politics, and culture and giving back through service to communities of color.