Mae Jemison (born October 17, 1956) American physician and NASA astronaut known for being the first black woman to travel in space.

Mae Jemison born October 1956 American physician and NASA astronaut known for being the first black woman to travel in space.

Joan Elizabeth Higginbothsm was the 3rd African-American woman to go into space

Dr Joan Higginbotham the second Black Woman to become an astronaut. Via Wikipedia: “ Joan Elizabeth Higginbotham (born August is an American engineer and a former NASA astronaut.

First woman bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Church and Howard University graduate (M.Div., 1985) Bishop Vashti Murphy McKenzie received the D.Div. at the 2000 Howard University Convocation as she served as Opening Convocation Speaker.

First woman bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal (A.) Church and Howard University graduate (M., Bishop Vashti Murphy McKenzie received the D. at the 2000 Howard University Convocation as she served as Opening Convocation Speaker.

Dr Daniel Hale Williams was instrumental in the establishment of the first ever medical facility in the United States with an interracial work force.

Dr Daniel Hale Williams was instrumental in the establishment of the first ever medical facility in the United States with an interracial work force.

FIRST BLACK FEMALE TUSKEEGEE PILOT

Mildred Carter of Tuskegee was Alabama’s first licensed black female pilot. With 150 hours of flight time logged, Carter flew the skies in a two-plane formation with her husband, a fellow Tuskegee Airman, Herbert Carter. Known as the Tuskegee Airmen Organ

WANTED: Ellen and William Craft. 1826-1891. 1824-1900. American slaves who escaped slavery in the Deep South by Ellen passing herself off as a 'white male slave master' and her husband as her slave property.  #america #slavery #blackhistory #women #freedom #weout #MakeAmericaRememberAgain

William and Ellen Craft were known as the most famous of fugitives in escaping slavery, in which the wife posed as a White male planter and the husband as her personal servant.

Famous African American Inventors | Home School: Black History Month--Famous Inventors

Elijah McCoy invented an oil-dripping cup for trains. Other inventors tried to copy McCoy's oil-dripping cup. But none of the other cups worked as well as his, so customers started asking for "the real McCoy." That's where the expression comes from.

"There is not a nation on the earth guilty of practices more shocking and bloody than are the people of the United States, at this very hour."  - Frederick Douglass; 1852.

Read one of the greatest speeches in American History. Frederick Douglass' What to the American Slave is Your of July. - What to the American Slave is Your Fourth of July?

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