Fannie Lou Hamer was a Mississippi sharecropper in 1962 when she volunteered to register to vote, even though it putt her life in danger. She endured harassment, eviction, arrest, & beatings to become a key organizer in Mississippi Freedom Summer
The Secretariat Team announced today that Charlie Davis, the charismatic exercise rider for 1973 Triple Crown winner Secretariat, died early this morning from complications of lung cancer. He was 78. Davis, who was born on Feb. 2, 1940, in Orangeburg, S.C., started his vocation by cutting elementary school to watch the Thoroughbreds train on the …
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28/1 - Born Today: #AliceNeel was an American visual artist, who was known for her portraits depicting friends, family, lovers, poets, artists and strangers. #KROMA #Kromamagazine #KROMAborntoday #borntoday #Painting
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#JamaicaKincaid is an #Antiguan writer who was born #ElainePotter. Her writing touches on topics ranging from colonialism and slavery to the relationship between a mother and daughter. ( felt pretty sick today but I'm happy I got this out!) #blackhistory #blackhistorymonth #femaleauthor #westindianhistorymonth #watercolor #watercolorportrait #blackandwhite
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Santa Claus was a Black Muurish European Nicholas, was probably born during the third century in the village of Patara, in what is now the southern coast of Turkey. He was born of very wealthy ethnic black Anatolians of the ancient Roman Empire.