During Black History Month, we hear an awful lot about the wonderful, powerful black men who have graced this planet with their presence. We hear a lot about powerful women too, even the wives of some of these men. The stories of Betty Shabazz and Coretta Scott King and Michelle Obama (the wife of our current history-making president) are pretty well known. But what if we reached back a little further to the wives who have more so been in the shadow of the great men who loved them?
Let’s take a peek at four fascinating women lost to time!