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Black History Quotes: Maya Angelou on Our Ancestors

Black History Quotes: Maya Angelou on Our Ancestors - and we need to learn/become aware to actually want to do our parts!

Coretta Scott King - An icon of Women's History, and a single mom. Celebrating Women's History Month. #thesinglemombomb #womenshistorymonth #singlemothers

Coretta Scott King(April an American author, activist and civil rights leader. The widow of Martin Luther King Jr. she helped lead the African-American Civil right movement in the

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

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.

Britain’s Biggest Secret - The Black Victorians. Who were the Black Victorians? Mainstream history has virtually erased them from our minds and history books. We have been filled with images of slavery in America and across the world, but why is it that this chapter in black history was skipped? Why isn’t it equally common knowledge that in the midst of all of that darkness there was light, also. Never before seen photos were uncovered, giving us over 200 images of glances into our past.

Britain’s Biggest Secret - The Black Victorians. Who were the Black Victorians? Never before seen photos were uncovered, giving us over 200 images of glances into our past.

Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman

I freed a thousand slaves. I could have freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves. - Harriet Tubman Freedom from mental slavery ♥ Only.

Maya Angelou was a very exceptional and successful African American female. This…  || Ideas and inspiration for teaching GCSE English ||

Maya Angelou was a very exceptional and successful African American female. This is one of many of her famous poems "And Still I Rise". The website gives a good view on how others viewed Ms.

#SelmaBurke. ❤ Brilliant artist. It's up to us, those who not only care, but revere this quiet extraordinary history, to be its curators for posterity. -m

"Selma Burke's commissioned sculpture of President Roosevelt is on every American dime!" Dorothy Brangman Selma Burke African American sculptor and educator who founded two art schools. In 1940 she opened the Selma Burke School of Sculpture

:: Rosa Parks Quotes :: With this still happening in my country today (where intolerant men try to send women to the back of the bus), we remember Rosa Parks.

:: Rosa Parks Quotes :: With this still happening in my country today (where intolerant men try to send women to the back of the bus), we remember Rosa Parks. I'm so glad I was born on December. No finer date.

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Top 10 Nelson Mandela quotes to get you beyond inspired

"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." Nelson Mandela (RT "Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.

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!

Know your history learn mine and I yours so we elovate and rise above together above who we have been. Stop covering up the facts of our history.

Don't be in such a hurry to condemn a person because he doesn't do what you do, or think as you think... ~ Malcolm X

30 Signs You Went To A Black College

Malcolm X - Civil Rights Leader - Don't be in such a hurry to condemn a person because he doesn't do what you do, or think as you think. There was a time when you didn't know what you know today. -Malcolm X

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