As Black History Month approaches, we naturally reflect on all of the world leaders, activists and icons whose varying works left historic marks on society. With Oscar season also being upon us, it only makes sense to celebrate Tinseltown’s most famed black starlets who’ve contributed to the month-long observance. Flip through the next pages to see some of our favorite black actresses who made black history.
15 Black Actresses Who Made Black History
See if you remember some of these Hollywood history-making moments