Born December 31~ Selma Burke

Selma Hortense Burke (December 31, 1900-August 29, 1995) was an American sculptor, educator, and member of the Harlem Renaissance movement.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Selma_Burke

Monument to the Tuskegee Airmen by Selma Burke / 1942 / Bronze / 9-1/4″x6″x6″
From The Melvin Holmes Collection of African American Art, San Francisco, CA

Selma Burke on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/selma-burke/

Further reading:
https://www.ncmaahc.org/posts/selma-burke
https://thejohnsoncollection.org/selma-burke/
https://www.villagepreservation.org/2021/03/01/groundbreaking-artist-and-educator-selma-hortense-burkes-home-at-88-east-10th-street/

Born March 19~ Nancy Elizabeth Prophet

Nancy Elizabeth Prophet (March 19, 1890-December 13, 1960) was an American sculptor noted in particular for her work in Paris during the 1920s and 1930s.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nancy_Elizabeth_Prophet

Untitled Bust by Nancy Elizabeth Prophet
c.1922-1926 /
Photograph of a piece, likely a portrait of her husband

Rhode Island College: Nancy Elizabeth Prophet Collection:
https://www.jstor.org/site/rhode-island-college/nancy-elizabeth-prophet/

Further reading:
https://www.blackpast.org/african-american-history/nancy-elizabeth-prophet-1890-1960/
https://www.redwoodlibrary.org/blog/mfarias/2017/03/08/womens-history-month-nancy-elizabeth-prophet
https://repository.library.brown.edu/studio/item/bdr:786291/

Born February 29~ Augusta Savage

Augusta Savage (February 29, 1892-March 27, 1962) was an American sculptor and a teacher whose studio was important to the careers of a generation of artists.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Augusta_Savage

Gwendolyn Knight by Augusta Savage
1934-35 / Painted plaster / 18 1/2″x8 1/2″x9″ / Seattle Art Museum, WA

Augusta Savage on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/augusta-savage/

Further reading:
https://www.antiquetrader.com/art/augusta-savage-a-groundbreaking-artist
http://www.hasta-standrews.com/features/2021/2/24/augusta-savage-and-the-harlem-renaissance
https://www.thejaxsonmag.com/article/the-harp-augusta-savages-lost-masterpiece/