American Women Quarters Programme Current Affairs, GK & News

Anna May Wong – first Asian-American to be featured on US currency

Anna May Wong, a Chinese-American movie star in Hollywood, is set to become the first Asian-American to feature in US currency. Key facts A quarter-dollar coin depicting a close-up image of Anna May Wong will commence circulation on October 24, 2022. This will be the fifth coin in the American Women Quarters (AWQ) Program. It ..

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US: First Coin featuring Black Woman

Maya Angelou becomes the first black woman to appear on US coin. The coin was rolled out by US Mint as a part of the American Women Quarters Programme. About Maya Angelou Maya was raped by her mother’s boyfriend at the age of seven. The latter was beaten to death by her uncles. Maya became ..

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