Wilma Mankiller, the first-ever woman chief of the Cherokee Nation, transformed her tribe's infrastructure and economy. Now, she's being honored on a new series of U.S. quarters.
The United States Mint says it has begun shipping quarters featuring the image of poet Maya Angelou.
The groundbreaking group of women being honored include poet, astronaut, movie star, principal chief and school superintendent.
The Cherokee Nation's first woman chief revitalized her tribe's culture as she implemented a host of influential progressive policies. But first she had to overcome sexism, say her descendants.
For a limited time beginning next year, the U.S. Mint will issue quarters honoring women from history. The first batch celebrates icons in civil rights, politics, humanities and science.
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Starting in 2022, notable women will be the face of U.S. quarters, including Maya Angelou, Wilma Mankiller and Sally Ride.
The U.S. Mint announced Thursday that it would issue quarters featuring the likenesses of five influential American women starting next year.
Poet Maya Angelou, astronaut Sally Ride, suffrage activist Adelina Otero-Warren, film star Anna May Wong and Cherokee Nation leader Wilma Mankiller will appear on quarters starting in 2022.
A string of notable American women will appear on the U.S. quarter under a four-year program that begins in 2022.