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Mae C. Jemison became the first female African-American space traveler in the United States, according to NASA.

Mae C. Jemison became the first female African-American space traveler in the United States, according to NASA.

Famous African American Inventors | Home School: Black History Month--Famous Inventors

Famous African American Inventors | Home School: Black History Month--Famous Inventors

Harriet Tubman became famous as a "conductor" on the Underground Railroad during the turbulent 1850s. Born a slave on Maryland's eastern shore, she endured the harsh existence of a field hand, including brutal beatings. In 1849 she fled slavery, despite a bounty on her head, she returned to the South at least 19 times to lead her family & hundreds of other slaves to freedom via the Underground Railroad. Tubman also served as a scout, spy and nurse during the Civil War. #tubman

Harriet Tubman became famous as a "conductor" on the Underground Railroad during the turbulent 1850s. Born a slave on Maryland's eastern shore, she endured the harsh existence of a field hand, including brutal beatings. In 1849 she fled slavery, despite a bounty on her head, she returned to the South at least 19 times to lead her family & hundreds of other slaves to freedom via the Underground Railroad. Tubman also served as a scout, spy and nurse during the Civil War. #tubman

Our history did not start with slavery, our ancestors were rulers, it's time we made movies showing our rich history before slavery, teach our children we come from Kings and Queens, so they can walk with their heads held high!

Our history did not start with slavery, our ancestors were rulers, it's time we made movies showing our rich history before slavery, teach our children we come from Kings and Queens, so they can walk with their heads held high!

Today in Black History, 1/4/2014 - Mary Eliza Mahoney was the first African American registered nurse in the United States. For more info, check out today's blog!

Today in Black History, 1/4/2014 - Mary Eliza Mahoney was the first African American registered nurse in the United States. For more info, check out today's blog!