Vashti Murphy Mackenzie, first female bishop of the African American Episcopal Church, is Day 15 Woman of the Day. Read more about this pioneer woman below.
Black Past.org: http://www.blackpast.org/aah/mckenzie-vashti-murphy-1947
Books written by Vashti Murphy Mackenzie: Not Without a Struggle, Strength in the Struggle, Journey to the Well, Swapping Housewives, Not Without a Struggle Revised and Those Sisters Can Preach.
Tenth District: http://www.10thdistrictame.org/bishop.html
Washington National Cathedral: http://www.cathedral.org/staff/PE-46ER5-V0000I.shtml