African America Women Essay

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African America Women




OUR AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN
African American women have excelled in virtually every arena of the world’s
spectrum. Born of a desire to succeed, Maggie L. Walker, Shirley Chisolm, Corretta Scott
King and Mya Angelou, to name only a few, are sisters that have paved the way towards
excellence and served as role models for an entire nation of free black women in America
today. Yet Afro American women still face a myriad of stumbling blocks when trying to
crack the glass ceiling of corporate America.

Coming from the rear--with respect to rank among black men, white women and
white men--black women are making headway in the American business industry. We have
always known that we must work harder, think faster, be more creative and accept a great
deal more criticism than any other group in order to be as successful as our white
counterparts. We accept this challenge and are hopeful of its possible dividends. Sisters
have harnessed information that takes a business and its profit to a maximum, and its error
percentage to a minimum. Corporate America is slowly placing more African American
women in executive positions because of advanced abilities and leadership skills.

The African American woman’s status in society have soared tremendously since the
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