A Stroll in the Park 1940 A pair of African American house maids/nannies taking a baby for a stroll, Port Gibson, Mississippi, Vintage African American photography courtesy of Black History Album, The Way We Were.
She wasn't a paid wet nurse who chose this profession, she was an enslaved woman who had to feed all of the white babies first and her child last. if her milk went dry, the slave owner brought another woman, and the enslaved women's children went hungry.
In Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee, sister of Diana Ross of The Supremes,became the first African American woman to be appointed dean of a United States medical school. She remained dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine of Ohio University until