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Called the "Queen of Tejano music," Selena's contributions to music and fashion made her one of the most celebrated Mexican-American entertainers of the late 20th century. Learn more here.
Known for his striking natural photography, often in black and white, Ansel Adams was a dedicated environmentalist and conservationist. Learn more here.
George Washington Carver was one of the most prolific agricultural scientists and inventors in US history. He promoted alternative crops to cotton and methods to prevent soil depletion. Learn more here.
Elizabeth Peratrovich grew up as a Tlingit natives in a segregated Alaska. With her husband, she ensured passage of the 1945 Anti-Discrimination Act, the first anti-discrimination law in the United States. Learn more here.
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