Jedidah Isler is an astrophysicist who studies supermassive black holes at the center of galaxies. She is a graduate of Norfolk State & Fisk Universities

Jedidah Isler is an astrophysicist who studies supermassive black holes at the center of galaxies. She is a graduate of Norfolk State & Fisk Universities

Robert McGee was scalped at age 13 while on the Santa Fe trail in a wagon train near Larned, KS...the rest of his group was slaughtered...this photo was taken 25 years later... unbelievable...

Robert McGee was scalped at age 13 while on the Santa Fe trail in a wagon train near Larned, KS...the rest of his group was slaughtered...this photo was taken 25 years later... unbelievable...

Convention of former slaves: Annie Parram, age 104; Anna Angales, age 105; Elizabeth Berkeley, 125; Sadie Thompson, 110. Washington, D.C., 1916. Oh, I wish someone had interviewed them or could just talk to them  now!

Convention of former slaves: Annie Parram, age 104; Anna Angales, age 105; Elizabeth Berkeley, 125; Sadie Thompson, 110. Washington, D.C., 1916. Oh, I wish someone had interviewed them or could just talk to them now!

Cathay Williams (1842 – ) lived out the mantra, “I can do anything you can do better”. She was the first and only known female Buffalo Soldier. She was born into slavery and worked for the Union army during the Civil War. She posed as a man and enlisted as Williams Cathay in the 38th infantry in 1866. She was given a medical discharge in 1868.

Cathay Williams (1842 – ) lived out the mantra, “I can do anything you can do better”. She was the first and only known female Buffalo Soldier. She was born into slavery and worked for the Union army during the Civil War. She posed as a man and enlisted as Williams Cathay in the 38th infantry in 1866. She was given a medical discharge in 1868.

Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee isn't famous for singing like her sister Diana Ross, but she is a star in her own right. Dr. Ross-Lee is the first Black woman appointed as dean of an American medical school, ...

Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee isn't famous for singing like her sister Diana Ross, but she is a star in her own right. Dr. Ross-Lee is the first Black woman appointed as dean of an American medical school, ...

Rare Campaign cover/envelope for the 1860 Lincoln Presidential Campaign featuring a beardless Lincoln portrait published by Wm. B. Keen, Chicago. (c. 1860). *s*

Rare Campaign cover/envelope for the 1860 Lincoln Presidential Campaign featuring a beardless Lincoln portrait published by Wm. B. Keen, Chicago. (c. 1860). *s*

In honor of Black History Month, we're honoring women who changed the game. Today we're featuring Sister Rosetta Tharpe, the grandmother of Rock and Roll.

Meet The Grandmother of Rock & Roll: Sister Rosetta Tharpe

In honor of Black History Month, we're honoring women who changed the game. Today we're featuring Sister Rosetta Tharpe, the grandmother of Rock and Roll.

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