Eve Arnold: School for black civil rights activists; young girl being trained to not react to smoke blown in her face or her hair being pulled. Virginia, 1960 (no link, but a reminder to find out more about SNCC training)
Nancy Green, the real Aunt Jemima.Nancy Green was born into slavery November 17, 1834. She became the Trademark for Aunt Jemima Pancake Mix in 1890.Aunt Jemima actually was a song before it became the name of a pancake mix. Nancy Green demonstrated the pancake mix and served thousands of pancakes. She was very friendly, a great story teller and a great cook.
Jewel S. LaFontant-MANkarious (1922-1997), A.B. Oberlin 1943, '79 hon., trustee 1981-86. She was the first African American woman to serve as assistant U.S. attorney and the first African American woman to argue a case before the U.S. Supreme Court. #herstory #women's #History