Important Women in U.S History #2

Can you name these important and or interesting women who have left a mark in US history and may have opened doors for other women
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Trained classical pianist who became one of the greatest and most original Jazz singers (and composers) of all time, known for "Mississippi Goddam" and "Feeling Good"
Nina Simone
Her refusal to give up her bus seat sparked a civil rights movement
Rosa Parks
Actress and comedienne whose self-produced sitcoms were hugely popular in the 1950s and 1960s, and they still are
Lucille Ball
First woman to fly solo across the Atlantic
Amelia Earhart
First female film director to win an Oscar
Kathryn Bigelow
Theorist, political activist, feminist and journalist whose Ms.Magazine helped shape the "second wave" of feminism
Gloria Steinem
Author best known for her critically acclaimed "The Color Purple"
Alice Walker
First african-american woman to receive the Nobel prize for literature (in 1993), she also won a Pulitzer in 1988
Toni Morrison
Child star during the Depression-era, later a diplomat and ambassador to Czechoslovakia and Ghana
Shirley Temple
Model, actress, businesswoman, producer, creator and host of "America's Next Top Model"
Tyra Banks
Longest-serving First Lady, politician, diplomat, humanitarian and champion of human rights
Eleanor Roosevelt
Olympic gold and silver medalist in snowboarding (halfpipe, super pipe, dual slalom)
Hannah Teter
Singer, dancer, actress, businesswoman and performer who started her career in "Destiny's Child"
Beyonce Knowles
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