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Portraits of Black Soldiers Show Forgotten Faces of Civil War

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Unidentified African American soldier in Union uniform with wife and two daughters, Photo colorization by Sanna Dullaway for TIME; Original image: Library of Congress

Civil War Photography Exhibit at California African American Museum Is a Tribute to Black Soldiers - Los Angeles - Arts - Public Spectacle

Civil War Photography Exhibit at California Black American Museum Is a Tribute to Black Soldiers - Los Angeles - Arts - Public Spectacle

Alain Leroy Locke [1886 - 1955] ~ First African American Rhodes Scholar {Pinned in memory of Sean<3}

Alain Leroy Locke First African American Rhodes Scholar. He later became known as the Dean of the Harlem Renaissance.

Relief Workers in front of United States Christian Commission storehouse in Washington, D.C., April 1865

African American Civil War Nurses and Cooks African American women, as well as some men, often worked as nurses, cooks and laundry workers in both Union and Confederate hospitals during the war.

Mrs. King and her four children flew from Memphis back to Atlanta with Dr. King’s body for burial. As Dr. King’s body was being taken from the plane, there was just a moment when the family came together in the doorway. - by Harry Benson    This is a powerful pic!!!

Coretta Scott King and her four children flew from Memphis back to Atlanta with Dr. King’s body for burial. As Dr. King’s body was being taken from the plane, there was just a moment when the family came together in the doorway. - by Harry Benson

I am Mary Fields -     I am Mary Fields.  People call me “Black Mary.”  People call me “Stagecoach Mary.”  I live in Cascade, Tennessee.  I am six feet tall.  I weigh over two hundred pounds.  A woman of the 19th Century,  I do bold and exciting things.  I wear pants.  I smoke a big black cigar.  I drink whiskey.  I carry a pistol.  I love adventure.  I travel the country,  driving a stagecoach,  delivering the mail to distant towns.  Strong, I fight through rainstorms.    Continued ......

Mary Fields, c. Mary Fields, also known as Stagecoach Mary (c. was the first African-American woman employed as a mail carrier in the United and just the second American woman to work for the United States Postal Service.

a young Malcolm Little, who would later become civil rights leader Malcolm X (R.I.P.)

Young Brother Malcolm Little aka Malcolm X aka El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz

Dr. Eliza Ann Grier became the first African American woman licensed to practice medicine in Georgia in 1898. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/changingthefaceofmedicine/physicians/biography_132.html

Elizabeth Ann Grier, the first African-American woman licensed to practice medicine in Georgia. She was an emancipated slave who alternated every year of her medical education with a year of picking cotton in order to pay for her training.

Classic Black Love..Bill & Camille Cosby through the years

Bill & Camille Cosby through the years - Let's not forget he cheated on her like so manly other men, but she obviously forgave him.

"Unidentified young soldier in Union uniform holding musket with Prescott revolver in belt." Library of Congress.

“Unidentified young soldier in Union uniform holding musket with Prescott revolver in belt.” Library of Congress.

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