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Harriet Tubman, an African-American abolitionist, humanitarian, and Union spy during the American Civil War. Born into slavery.

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How Blacks have Irish Last Names | Ever wonder how a lot of African Americans & Caribbean have Irish last names? Is not because of Irish slave owners, no erase that foolishness……don’t think Gone With The Wind and the O’Hara plantation. What a lot of people don’t know is that Irish were slaves too, hundreds of thousands were sent to work in the West Indies and they blended with the black slaves thus we have Irish names like McFadden, McDonalds, etc. CLICK to read more

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'We Shall Overcome' Gesture

Photo credit Narvikk Attitudes haven't changed as much as people like to pretend. Don't forget your past for it will be relevent to your future. https://shardsofcontemplation.wordpress.com/

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Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day, is a holiday in the United States honoring African American heritage by commemorating the announcement of the abolition of slavery in the U.S. State of Texas in 1865. Celebrated on June 19, the term is a combination of June and nineteenth

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History, this is FANTASTIC i wish i could hang this on my wall, what an amazing reminder of just how short black history is, and how far we have to go

History, this is FANTASTIC i wish i could hang this on my wall, what an amazing reminder of just how short black history is, and how far we have to go

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Ancient Beauty | 1860s – Civil War era tintype photograph of a young African American woman. Via Black History Album…The Way We Were” on Pinterest | Tumblr | Twitter | Facebook.

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African American Inventors and Inventions | African-American Inventor March 16 Thomas L. Jennings - Mr. Jennings ...

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William Grant Still was the first Black person to conduct a major American symphony orchestra, the first to have a symphony performed by a leading orchestra, the first to have an opera performed by a major opera company, and the first to have an opera performed on national television. He is often referred to as "the Dean" find his music: http://www.williamgrantstill.com/