- A mother dresses her child up as iconic women to celebrate Black History Month
- She hopes her child will know about these women because she did not growing up
- She wants her daughter to know her opportunities are limitless
Dedicated mother, Sasha Bonner, wants her daughter to know that she can be and achieve anything she sets her heart on. To teach her adorable little girl, Riley, about the strong and beautiful woman who have made history for being leaders, heroes and role models, Sasha dresses her kid up like different female figures.
From former US first lady, Michelle Obama, to Blackish’s Tracee Ellis Ross, Riley has emulated icons that inspire women all around the world.
Sasha felt that women, especially black women, were not given the mainstream recognition that they deserve while she was growing up and hoped that things would be different for her daughter, Briefly.co.za found.
Social media users love Sasha’s fun parenting-style and enjoy swooning over the adorable Riley and the different characters she adopts.
While Riley’s cuteness lures in likes and shares from social media user around the world, the descriptions of the powerful women she is representing serves as an inspiration and motivation for people to endure challenges and make their dreams come true.
Today, Sasha and Riley paid homage to civil aviator, Bessie Coleman who was the first female to be a licensed pilot. Sasha expresses how Bessie’s accomplishments sparked a revolution and paved the way for future aviation legends, such as the the Tuskegee airmen.
She made a big impact in the struggle against segregation and refused to perform to segregated crowds.
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