Today in Black History, 3/27/2014 - In 1955 Arthur Mitchell became the first African American dancer with the New York City Ballet. For more info, check out today's blog!

ARTHUR MITCHELL challenged the idea that black bodies were not suited to classical ballet. He danced with George Balanchine's New York City Ballet in the and the first Black dancer to become a leading dancer with a Ballet Company.

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!

Mary Eliza Mahoney, first acknowledged African American professional nurse. graduated from the New England Hospital for Women and Children co-founded the National Association of Colored Graduate Nurses.

Today in Black History we celebrate Black Nursing Organizations! Chi Eta Phi Sorority

Today in Black History we celebrate Black Nursing Organizations!

Đòi quyền bình đẳng cho phụ nữ cũng là một sự kiến lớn trong thập kỷ này. Nó giúp người phụ nữ đấu tranh cho mình, sự kiện này cũng gây ảnh hưởng lớn cho thời trang lúc bấy giờ

The 100-year mystery of why suffragette Emily Davison threw herself under the king's horse

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) June had slipped away from the party in the confusion, pulling the knife out of her golden dress.

Black History, 8/16/2013 - Charles Lewis Reason was appointed professor of fine writing, Greek, Latin, and French and adjunct professor of mathematics at New York Central College in 1849, becoming the first African American professor at a predominantly white college.

Black History, - Charles Lewis Reason was appointed professor of fine writing, Greek, Latin, and French and adjunct professor of mathematics at New York Central College in becoming the first African American professor at a predominantly white college.

:: 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.

Wealth Stolen From African-Americans Graphic

Slavery made America wealthy, and racist policies since have blocked African American wealth-building. Can we calculate the economic damage?

I don't agree with the whole 'revenge of the spirits' thing, but the rest is really important.

Not one of those slaves are at rest. Those spirits were so alive, you could feel their presence, their pain & someday, their revenge.

Today in Black History: H. Rap Brown. click on the image to read my blog post and find a link to his book

Hubert G. Rap) Brown, writer, activist, and Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee Chairman with Stokely Carmichael.

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