Not all heroes wear capes. Hackbright is all about empowerment, so we put together a mix of powerful, interesting and fun costumes inspired by women who’ve broken barriers and empowered our generation.

profeminist: ““❤ these photos of Taraji P. Henson, Janelle Monáe and Octavia Spencer dressed as their characters in Fox “Hidden Figures”! In the film, which will tell the true story of the African American women mathematicians who were behind.

Based on Terry McMillan’s novel, this film follows four very different African-American women and their relationships with the male gender.

Black Films That Did Better At The Box Office Than Critics Expected

Bravest of the brave: U.S. Marshals escorting Ruby Bridges, one of the first African Americans students to attend a white school. by batjas88

Ruby Nell Bridges Hall is known as the first black child to attend an all-white elementary school in the South. She attended William Frantz Elementary School at 3811 North Galvez Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

All African american Movies | ... List Of Some of The Best All African American Films : harlem_nights-1

Harlem Nights - Eddie Murphy, Richard Pryor, Redd Foxx, and Della Reese

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"Love & Basketball" is a 2000 American romantic drama film. It tells the story of two next-door neighbors in Los Angeles, California who grew up loving basketball and, eventually, each other. This film stars Omar Epps and Sanaa Lathan.

Die mad about it is my favorite tag line ever

Die mad about it is my favorite tag line ever

This book sparked my interest in African American literature.

50 Books That Every African American Should Read

25 Of The Greatest Black Films Every Young Adult Should See !

25 Of The Greatest Black Movies Every Young Adult Needs To See

25 Of The Greatest Black Movies Every Young Adult Needs To See - Trials N Tresses

Do you know this man's identity? Chances are you don’t, but don’t feel bad because probably not one American in one million does, and that is a real tragedy. His name is Eugene Jacques Bullard, and he is the first African-American fighter pilot in history. But he is also much more then that: He’s also a national hero, and his story is so incredible that I bet if you wrote a movie script based on it Hollywood would reject it as being too far-fetched. Bullard was an expat living in France, and…

Eugene Jacques Bullard October 1894 – 12 October was the first African-American military pilot, and one of the only two Black military pilots in World War I. He was awarded the Croix de Guerre and the Legion of Honor.

Hattie McDaniel, the first black Oscar winner. 1939... I love, love, love this women; seen her in most classic american movies. What a powerful and humorous actress. #BlackHistoryMonth

Oscars Photos from the Academy Archives: Hattie McDaniel, the first African American Oscar-winner,

“Hannah’s Law,” written by John Fasano, is about the life of a strong-willed heroine, Hannah (Canning) and her friends Wyatt Earp (Holt), Doc Holliday (Kennedy), mentor Isom Dart (Glover), and best friend Stagecoach Mary (Elise).

image from film Hannah's law paying homage to the heroic African American cowgirl of the old west - Stagecoach Mary Fields.Steampunk bringing back a lot of forgotten history! loved this movie x

Nina Mae McKinney: known as the black "Greta Garbo" she was one of the first African American actresses in the U.S. and one of the first black actresses to appear in British television

Nina Mae McKinney (June an American actress dubbed "The Black Garbo" when she worked in Europe. She was one of the first African-American film stars and one of the first African-Americans to appear on British television.

Digitizing African American Home Movies & Analog Audiovisual Media

Digitizing African American Home Movies & Analog Audiovisual Media