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Alessandro Longhi Portrait of a Young Black Man Italy (c. 1760s) Oil on Canvas, 75 x 65 cm. The Image of the Black in Western Art Research Project and Photo Archive, W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research, Harvard University [x] [x]

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This was controversial and not allowed to air in some countries at the time and she was cut out of the scenes or replaced. 1st African American Bond girl, Trina parks.

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April 5, 1862: Susie King Taylor (14) takes charge of a school for ex-slaves in GA. She will be the 1st laundress attached to an all-black Union Army regiment, the 1st black Army nurse & the only black woman to publish a memoir of her Civil War life.

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Radmilla Cody (Navajo/African American) was the first biracial Miss Navajo crowned in 1998. Courtesy: John Running. #beautifulwomenofcolor

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