A History of African-American Sheroes highlighting their experiences from settling the Old West to the first decades of the twentieth century. Told in the oral tradition.


Mary Fields


“Stagecoach Mary” the first black women to carry the U.S. mail.....
hear her amazing story!


Mary Ellen Pleasant



In San Francisco, with the war still going on, Mary Ellen Pleasant
and two other black women did a daring thing....


Biddy Mason



how did she become Los Angeles wealthiest woman of color!