Black women empowered each other and proved their independence music and performances. Marian Anderson was one of the biggest influencers with musical performances in the African American community. She was known to always be on the stage. She held herself well and present the black woman the most amazing way. She opened the gate way for many black women to pursue their musical careers and made a strong bond between woman hood. She worked with other black women to help achieve her goals of being an activist and an educator. She became a voice and a figure to many black women.