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Happy Birthday to the one and only Cicely Tyson! There has been some debate about her actual age (she did not dispute a New York Times article last year that said she was 88 years old, which would.
5 Women Who Changed Everything
In this slideshow, meet 10 of the most important female civil rights leaders in America, including Rosa Parks, Ella Baker and Coretta Scott King.
Black History Month - Rosa Parks, she started a movement!
Dr Shirley Jackson, 1973-First black female to earn a doctorate from MIT, research asst @ Fermilab, visiting scientist @ CERN, theoretical physicist @ Bell Labs, chairman of the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission, & now highest paid US president college univ
"Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute President and Nuclear Physicist Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson, PhD in Nuclear Physics from MIT (same year as the image) and former Chairman of the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission, appointed by President William Clinton.
On this day (June in 1949 Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher was the first Black woman admitted to The University of Oklahoma College of Law.
:::::::: Vintage Photograph :::::::: African American Mother and her beautiful little family. I adore this portrait - it's one of my favourites! How about "Mother and her beautiful little family?
May Mercier, Memphis Slim, James Baldwin and Hazel Scott, supporting the “Protest march on Washington” Paris, France
'Heart And Soul': An African-American History
Kadir Nelson creates complex shadows to heighten the drama of his image of schoolchildren.
"Hospital Apprentices second class Ruth C. Isaacs, Katherine Horton and Inez Patterson (left to right) are the first Negro WAVES to enter the Hospital Corps School at National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD." 2 March (US National Archives)