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sciencesoup:  Badass Scientist of the Week: George Washington Carver George Washington Carver (1864–1943) was a botanist, an agricultural researcher and an educator. He was born on a small farm near Diamond Grove, Missouri, where his mother and brother were the only slaves of Moses and Susan Carver. When he was a baby, his mother was taken by Confederate night-raiders, and the Carvers raised the two boys as their own. George became interested in nature at a young age but schools were ...

George Washington Carver American scientist, botanist, educator, and inventor. He is credited with the invention of peanut butter. However, Carver did not patent peanut butter as he believed food products were all gifts from God.

Thelma Johnson Streat was the first African American woman to have a painting exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, in 1942.

Mid-Century Breakthrough: Thelma Johnson Streat was the first African American woman to have a painting exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, in

History of the California Blacks Nation Califians (Khalifians) The First Americans "...They manipulate our history books; the history books are not true; it's a lie. The history books are lying, you need to know that, you must know that.'  -- Michael Jackson

History of the California Blacks Nation Califians (Khalifians) The First Americans ".They manipulate our history books; the history books are not true; it's a lie. The history books are lying, you need to know that, you must know that.

Joan Trumpauer Mulholland - freedom rider, lunch counter sitter, civil rights activist, rich girl who defied her parents to do something really dangerous & really important. Civil Rights Mississippi                                                                                                                                                     More

Joan Trumpauer Mulholland - freedom rider, lunch counter sitter, civil rights activist, rich white girl who defied her parents to do something really really important.Civil Rights Mississippi. Another freedom riding hero.

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Marpessa Dawn (January 1934 – August also known as Gypsy Marpessa Dawn Menor, was an American-born French actress, singer, and dancer, best remembered for her role in the film Black Orpheus

Rosemary Roberts Cloud - First AA Female U.S Fire Chief.

Rosemary Roberts Cloud - the first African American Female Fire Chief in the United States. She retired Jan. 2015 after twelve years as Chief.

This is a very interesting study, on the origins of Blacks in ancient China. The evidence shows, that Black Afrikans who founded the civilization in China were Li-Min "Black Headed People" - by the Zhou dynast- Babylonion called them. Sag-Gig- Ga "bhp". One of the lengendary chinese emperors Fu- Hsi (son of heaven) was a wooley hair black man who originated in the oracle of the I Ching- or the book of change.

Chinese Scientist Proves the First Inhabitants of China Were Black For many years Black historians and Afrocentrists have said that the first inhabitants of China were black Africans. Now they been proven to be correct!

"Young Nurse", NYC ca. late 1800s.

April Susie King Taylor takes charge of a school for ex-slaves in GA. She will be the laundress attached to an all-black Union Army regiment, the black Army nurse & the only black woman to publish a memoir of her Civil War life.

Charles Baker Inventor L S Radiator March 4, 1877 – July 27, 1963) was an African American inventor and community leader most noted for inventing the gas mask, a traffic signal and a hair-straightening preparation. pinterest.com

Charles Baker Inventor L S Radiator March 1877 – July was an African American inventor and community leader most noted for inventing the gas mask, a traffic signal and a hair-straightening preparation.

Black Women In History | 23 Amazing Black History Tumblrs

23 Amazing Black History Tumblrs

Rosa Parks was NOT the first black woman to refuse to give up her bus seat. But don't forget, Rosa Parks was a trained activist!

Mr. Sylvester Magee born in 1841 lived to the age of 130.

Sylvester Magee (1841-1971) The man who lived 130 years

Civil War veteran Sylvester Magee lived to be 130 years old . He was likely the last living human being who possessed any firsthand memory of the trials of the Civil War or institutionalized slavery.

First African American Chess Grandmaster Maurice Ashley http://rogerburnleyvoicestudio.com/

Jamaican-born American chess player Maurice Ashley became the first Black Grandmaster in That same year, he opened the Harlem Chess Center, where he began coaching young chess players

Love against the odds: Mary's father threw her out when she decided to marry Jake, they have been happily married for 63 years

Our love was colour blind... but our families weren't: Mixed-race couples from four generations tell their stories

Love against the odds: Mary's father threw her out when she decided to marry Jake, they have been happily married for 63 years. Four different mixed race couples and their struggles.

1869 Robert Freeman Tanner becomes the first African American to earn a dental degree (Harvard University). In the same year, Howard University Law School becomes the United States’ first Black law school.

George Franklin Grant was the first African American professor at Harvard. Inventor of golf tee made of wood and a chemical used to cover teeth (he was a dentist). Fascinating information I never would have known.

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