|Jackie Ormes (8/1/1911 – 12/26/1985)|
She was the first African-American woman cartoonist. She created the Torchy Brown comic strip and the Patty-Jo 'n' Ginger panel. She was posthumously inducted into the National Association of Black Journalists Hall of Fame in 2014. And earlier this year she was inducted into the Eisner Award Hall of Fame as a Judges' Choice.
|Image Source: Comic Riffs on Instagram|
|Torchy Brown -- an independent Black woman in a nationally syndicated comic strip!|
|Patty-Jo ‘n’ Ginger|