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Picture from Taft's 2013 Memorial Day Parade, in one of Oklahoma's most vibrant all-black towns. See much more at www.struggleandhope.com

Picture from Taft's 2013 Memorial Day Parade, in one of Oklahoma's most vibrant all-black towns. See much more at www.struggleandhope.com

Find out more about Oklahoma's all-black towns at www.struggleandhope.com or like our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/struggleandhope

Find out more about Oklahoma's all-black towns at www.struggleandhope.com or like our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/struggleandhope

Find out more about Oklahoma's all-black towns at www.struggleandhope.com or like our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/struggleandhope

Find out more about Oklahoma's all-black towns at www.struggleandhope.com or like our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/struggleandhope

Born on April 23, 1856 in Columbus, Ohio, Granville Woods was the individual most responsible for modernizing the railroad. During his lifet...

Granville T. Woods was an African American born in Columbus, Ohio on this date in The most prolific African-American inventor of the late and early centuries, he came up with numero…

In 1865, Fanny Jackson accepted a position at Philadelphia's Institute for Colored Youth (now Cheyney University of Pennsylvania). She served as the principal of the Ladies Department and taught Greek, Latin, and Mathematics. In 1869, Fanny Jackson was appointed as the principal of the Institute after the departure of Ebenezer Bassett, becoming the first African American woman to become a school principal. In her 37 years at the Institute, Fanny Jackson was responsible for vast educational…

Frances (Fanny) Jackson Coppin was born on She was a Black school principal, church and civic leader, and one of the leading Black women educators of the nineteenth century.

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Inventor, Granville T Woods

Granville T. Woods, an African-American Inventor, patented his electric railway. He was considered to be an electrical genius, and many people called him ‘The Black Edison.

Black Then | Jockey Cheryl White: Broke Racial Barriers for African Americans in Horse Racing

Jockey Cheryl White: Broke Racial Barriers for African Americans in Horse Racing

Black Then | Jockey Cheryl White: Broke Racial Barriers for African Americans in Horse Racing

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