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Thomas Jefferson's Monticello: Sally Hemming's descendant, Ann Medley as a young woman.jpg

Thomas Jefferson's Monticello: Sally Hemming's descendant, Ann Medley as a young woman.jpg

Betsey Stockton (c. 1798–1865) was an African American educator and missionary born into slavery in Princeton, NJ. She gained her freedom at 20 and travelled to Hawaii, Canada and Philadelphia teaching and serving as a nurse. She moved back to Princeton in 1835 and spent the rest of her life enriching the lives of the members of the local African American community. There is a window memorialized to her in the Witherspoon Street Church, Princeton, NJ.

Betsey Stockton (c. 1798–1865) was an African American educator and missionary born into slavery in Princeton, NJ. She gained her freedom at 20 and travelled to Hawaii, Canada and Philadelphia teaching and serving as a nurse. She moved back to Princeton in 1835 and spent the rest of her life enriching the lives of the members of the local African American community. There is a window memorialized to her in the Witherspoon Street Church, Princeton, NJ.

Louise Beavers (1902 1962). Film and television actress. Appeared in films from the 1920s to the 30s. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, she moved to Pasadena, CA when she was a child. She was a breakthrough actress for African Americans. She was hesitant to try out for movies because of how blacks were portrayed in movies. She once said, “In all the pictures I had seen… they never used colored people for anything except savages.” Despite this, she tried out for a role in 1927 and landed the part…

Louise Beavers (1902 1962). Film and television actress. Appeared in films from the 1920s to the 30s. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, she moved to Pasadena, CA when she was a child. She was a breakthrough actress for African Americans. She was hesitant to try out for movies because of how blacks were portrayed in movies. She once said, “In all the pictures I had seen… they never used colored people for anything except savages.” Despite this, she tried out for a role in 1927 and landed the part…

White Torture of Black Bodies: 6 Medical Experiments on African-Americans You Never Knew About

White Torture of Black Bodies: 6 Medical Experiments on African-Americans You Never Knew About

Ellie, Jessica, Georgina and Holly Carles to Julie Carles 42 (2004) Julie was only the 27th woman in the world to conceive identical quads naturally, at odds of 64 million to one.

First day at school for Britain's only identical quadruplets (and a new headache for their teacher)

Ellie, Jessica, Georgina and Holly Carles to Julie Carles 42 (2004) Julie was only the 27th woman in the world to conceive identical quads naturally, at odds of 64 million to one.

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