Be inspired by an exceptional group of women in this collection of videos and web-exclusive features from trusted public media partners. Each of the features below is a window into a documentary or program about Black women who have made a special mark on their communities and the World. The features will connect you directly to the website of a PBS partner where it can be viewed in full or allow you to watch a preview directly within the collection below. Get started now! Explore Inspirational Women with PBS.
The inspirational women feaured above are from PBS documentaries and productions by Independent Lens (When I Rise, Black Power Mixtape, Half the Sky), POV (Chisholm '72), and NewsHour (Remembering Wangari Maathai) and To The Contrary.
More Women to Know:
Carolyn Parker: Hurricane Katrina Surviror and Community Activist
I'm Carolyn Parker: The Good, The Mad, and The Beautiful (POV)
Vernice Armour: America's first African American female combat pilot.
To The Contrary
Ameena Matthews: Chicago Native and Community Activist
The Interrupters (FRONTLINE)