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Philly's own The Godfather of Graffiti Cornbread autographs his tshirt at the Graffiti Hall Of Fame in Harlem

Philly's own The Godfather of Graffiti Cornbread autographs his tshirt at the Graffiti Hall Of Fame in Harlem

Isabel Wilkerson, the first African American/Black woman to win the Pulitzer Prize in journalism and author of the masterpiece book: "The Warmth of Other Sons." She studied journalism at Howard University where she was editor-in-chief for the Howard University Hilltop student newspaper.

Isabel Wilkerson, author of the masterpiece book: The Warmth of Other Suns won the Pulitzer Prize in journalism. She studied journalism at Howard University where she was editor-in-chief for the Howard University Hilltop student newspaper.

Mathematician who first calculated the speed of the moon.    Dr Walter McAfee

Walter S. McAfee is the African American mathematician and physicist who first calculated the speed of the moon. McAfee participated in Project Diana in the - a U. Army program, created to determine whether a high frequency radio signal could.

Kennedy ~~~ I didn't know that! But it explains why my mother has tears in her eyes every time she remembers JFK...

Kennedy didn't accept his Attorney General pay either.he also donated it all to charity. These two *liberal* men actually lived their convictions. **THATS WHY I ADMIRE THE KENNEDYS***

"Cracker"    [click on this image for a short clip and analysis on racism, privilege, and the name 'cracker']

This isn't the accurate reason for the term "redneck", but it's an interesting origin of the slang term "cracker". Wonder if that's also false.

Hardcover - Throughout American history, succeeding in the military has demanded unflagging courage, strength of character, and a patriotic spirit. For an African American man or woman, serving in the

Black Stars - African American Military Heroes

Discover the largest collection of great African American books for children in United States at Eye See Me.

PASSING FOR WHITE??? | 1950s  Dr. Albert Johnston passed in order to practice medicine. After living as leading citizens in Keene, N.H., the Johnstons revealed their true racial identity, and became national news.   From the time of slavery, some light-skinned African-Americans escaped racism by passing as white. The new book, A Chosen Exile: A History of Racial Passing in American Life, explores what they lost.

Race/Ethnicity: "A Chosen Exile" Black People Passing in White America. Albert Johnston passed in order to practice medicine. After living as leading citizens in Keene, N., the Johnstons revealed their true racial identity, and became national news.

Hamilton Naki became a self-taught surgeon of such skill that Dr. Christiaan Barnard chose him to assist in the world's first human heart transplant in 1967.  His contribution was kept secret for three decades because he was a black man in apartheid-era South Africa. He acquired his surgical skills through years of silent observation and covert practice at the university's medical school. His skills were so esteemed that the university quietly looked the other way.

Hamilton Naki 1967 performed the first successful heart transplant but credit was given to the white doctor on the team.

Jane Bolin was the first black woman judge in the United States.  Born April 11, 1908 in Poughkeepsie, New York, Bolin always knew she wanted to be a lawyer. Her father, Gaius Bolin, the first African American graduate of Williams College, practiced law in Poughkeepsie. Bolin graduated from Wellesley College in 1928, and received her law degree from Yale University School of Law in 1931.

Jane Bolin - was the first African American female judge in the United States. She was the first black woman to graduate from Yale University School of Law and the first to be admitted to the New York City Bar Association.

The Brown Family - Brown vs. Board of Education  Topeka, Kansas

Separate but Equal: Segregation in the Public Schools -- The Brown Family - Brown vs. Board of Education Topeka, Kansas -- In the Supreme Court decided the landmark case of Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka.

Jonathan Daniels, a minister who answered Dr. King's call to come to Selma, Alabama to support the Selma to Montgomery March. He was one of the few who stayed back after the march was over and was shot point blank in the chest by a deputized segregationist while trying to buy his fellow black protesters a Coca Cola.

Jonathan Myrick Daniels (March 1939 – August was an Episcopal seminarian and civil rights activist and marched with MLK across the bridge in Selma. was shot and killed saving a fellow civil rights activist shortly after the march

Black Indians | Black Seminole Woman)

thisisqueenesther: “Black Seminole woman and child. — The Black Seminoles are an offshoot of the Gullah who escaped from rice plantations in Georgia and South Carolina. They built their own.

Daisy Bates – "Civil rights activist, publisher, journalist. In 1957, she helped nine African American students to become the first to attend the all-white Central High School in Little Rock, who became known as the Little Rock Nine. She and her husband also started the Arkansas State Press - a voice for Civil rights, even before the nationally recognised movement had emerged."

Daisy Lee Gatson Bates (November 1914 – November was an American civil rights activist, publisher, journalist, and lecturer who played a leading role in the Little Rock Integration Crisis of

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