Arts + Culture
South African singer Miriam Makeba performs at the 1984 North Sea Jazz Festival in Holland. (Photo by John van Hasselt/Sygma via Getty Images)

Mother Africa: 12 Iconic Women Who Have Shaped Our Culture

This Mother's Day, we celebrate iconic African women throughout history who have helped shape and create culture.

DIASPORA—The world would be much less soulful without the contributions of African women.

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