A 5-Year-Old Girl Dressed up as 28 Famous Women for Black History Month


A little girl named Lola and her mother, Cristi Smith-Jones, went to great lengths to dress up the youngster in great costumes honoring iconic black women every day of February to celebrate Black History Month.

These photos are from 2017, but they’re still a very powerful statement three years later.

Let’s take a look.

1. Nina Simone.

2. Misty Copeland.

3. Maya Angelou.

4. Bessie Coleman.

5. Ida B. Wells.

6. Mary McLeod Bethune.

7. Dr. Mae Jemison.

8. Sojourner Truth.

9. Shirley Chisholm.

10. Rosa Parks.

11. Josephine Baker.

12. Daisy Bates.

13. Angela Davis.

14. Mildred and Richard Loving.

15. Harriet Tubman.

16. Nikki Giovanni.

17. Ruby Bridges.

18. Katherine Johnson.

19. Madam CJ Walker.

20. Ella Baker.

21. Toni Morrison.

22. Bridget “Biddy” Mason.

23. Dorothy Height.

24. Zora Neale Hurston.

25. Fannie Lou Hamer.

26. Gwendolyn Brooks.

27. Coretta Scot King

28. Michelle Obama and Condoleezza Rice.

Great job to Lola and her mom!

What do you think?

A pretty great idea, right? Share some pics of your kids dressed up as historical characters or famous people in the comments! Let’s see what you got!