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Princess Elizabeth Bagaya, Uganda's first female lawyer and Cabinet member. She was fired as Cabinet member for refusing to marry Idi Amin. She is from the royal family of the Batoro tribe. Toro was one of the four kingdome which was abolished in 1967 by former President Milton Obote. She became Uganda's ambassador to the United States in 1986. (Info: Jet Magazine, June 1986)

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Princess Elizabeth of Toro, the Cambridge-educated attorney and former foreign minister from Uganda in her modeling days in February 1974. During her modeling career, she appeared in Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar among other high profile publications. But, her political career was far more interesting. Photo: Hulton-Deutsch Collection/Corbis.

President Obama, America 1st Black President meets Yityish Aynah, Israel's 1st Black Miss Israel at a State Dinner hosted by Israel's President Shimon Peres's home in Jerusalem.

Dr. Condoleezza Rice, PhD, American political scientist, pianist, professor & diplomat. She was the 1st African American woman, the 2nd African American & the 2nd woman to serve as US Secretary of State. She also was the 1st woman to serve as National Security Advisor. She has been criticized for her connection to George W. Bush, WMD/Iraq War, her conservative views & lack of engagement with the Black community. She is currently a Stanford professor & Hoover Institute Sr. Fellow.

Uganda, Princess Ruth Komuntale of Toro. In 2012 the young princess went against all odds, chose love over tradition, and married her African American groom, Christopher Thomas.

Queen Charlotte: Known to many as the first Black Queen of England, Queen Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, was married to King George III. Although many argue over Queen Charlotte’s ambiguous racial background, it was discovered that she was a direct descendent of Margarita de Castro y Sousa, a Black branch of the Portuguese Royal family. Throughout history many have commented that she had Black/African features, and her beauty and her mixed heritage was eloquently captured in a poem…

H.I.M Empress Shebah Sai 'Ra - Queen Shebah lll, Nubia-Sheba Nations Imperial Matriarch and Federation of Kingdoms and Thrones of the African Continent Kingdoms Federation, in 2008 Cote d'Ivoire inter-Kingdoms visit, media interview, with Cabinet and Royal Court.

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Princess Elizabeth Bagaya, Uganda's first female lawyer and Cabinet member. She was fired as Cabinet member for refusing to marry Idi Amin. She is from the royal family of the Batoro tribe. Toro was one of the four kingdome which was abolished in 1967 by former President Milton Obote. She became Uganda's ambassador to the United States in 1986. (Info: Jet Magazine, June 1986)

Great Black Women in History Maggie L. Walker An African American teacher and businesswoman Walker was the first female bank president and the first woman to charter a bank in the United States As