For the first time since the 1940s, the US state of Colorado has recorded its first litter of grey wolf pups. Grey wolves almost became extinct in the US, but thanks to reintroduction programmes they are making a comeback.
20 women are being honoured by the U.S Mint to be put on a new series of quarters, starting with Maya Angelou and Dr. Sally Ride.
Chloé Zhao has made history as the first woman of colour to win an Oscar for directing. She was also the first woman to get four Oscar nominations in a single year, in ‘best film editing,’ ‘best-adapted screenplay,’ ‘best director,’ and ‘best picture’ categories.
Noura Al Matrooshi has been announced as the first ever female astronaut from United Arab Emirates, at just 28 years old. She has fulfilled her childhood dream for space exploration.
St. Louis, Missouri has elected its first Black female mayor. Tishaura Jones has committed to the “reimagining” of public safety, stricter gun control, and the closure of one of the city’s pretrial detention centres accused of inhumane conditions.
31 year old Rachael Blackmore has made history at Aintree by becoming the first female jockey to win the Grand National on Minella Times.
Stephanie Frappart became the first female referee to take charge of a men’s World Cup Qualifier on Saturday during the Netherlands vs Latvia game in Amsterdam.
Mother couldn’t find toys that teach children about black history, so she started her own toy company
In 2016 Tiffney Laing, from Ashburn, Virginia, launched Bevy and Dave to help parents and educators explore Black history through the leadership, rather than oppression.