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History, this is FANTASTIC i wish i could hang this on my wall, what an amazing reminder of just how short black history is, and how far we have to go

History, this is FANTASTIC i wish i could hang this on my wall, what an amazing reminder of just how short black history is, and how far we have to go

Sure didn't read about this in the history books! It was first known as the Federal Council of Negro Affairs. Mary McLeod Bethune was the director of the Division of Negro Affairs of the National Youth Administration; William H. Hastie was assistant solicitor in the Department of the Interior; and Robert C. Weaver served as a special assistant to the Administrator of the United States Housing Authority. There were over 45 council members. National Museum of American History.

Sure didn't read about this in the history books! It was first known as the Federal Council of Negro Affairs. Mary McLeod Bethune was the director of the Division of Negro Affairs of the National Youth Administration; William H. Hastie was assistant solicitor in the Department of the Interior; and Robert C. Weaver served as a special assistant to the Administrator of the United States Housing Authority. There were over 45 council members. National Museum of American History.

An Infographic illustrating the African slave trade in American history. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “African American Slave Trade: Ships & Records for Genealogy.” http://blog.genealogybank.com/african-american-slave-trade-ships-records-for-genealogy.html

An Infographic illustrating the African slave trade in American history. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “African American Slave Trade: Ships & Records for Genealogy.” http://blog.genealogybank.com/african-american-slave-trade-ships-records-for-genealogy.html

#SelmaBurke. ❤ Brilliant artist. It's up to us, those who not only care, but revere this quiet extraordinary history, to be its curators for posterity. -m

#SelmaBurke. ❤ Brilliant artist. It's up to us, those who not only care, but revere this quiet extraordinary history, to be its curators for posterity. -m

Hattie McDaniel, the first black Oscar winner. 1939... I love, love, love this women; seen her in most classic american movies. What a powerful and humorous actress. #BlackHistoryMonth

Hattie McDaniel, the first black Oscar winner. 1939... I love, love, love this women; seen her in most classic american movies. What a powerful and humorous actress. #BlackHistoryMonth

THE FIRST STATUE OF LIBERTY GIVEN TO THE U.S. BY FRANCE WAS A BLACK WOMAN THAT THE U.S. TURNED DOWN SO THE FRENCH MADE ANOTHER WHICH IS THE CURRENT IN N.Y. HARBOR THIS IS BLACK LADY LIBERTY MADE ALSO BY THE FRENCH ON THE ISLAND OF ST. MARTIN. WOMBMEN OF CREATION WE MUST CONTINUE TO SHINE THE LIGHT FOR THOSE IN NEED…..LIVE FREE!

THE FIRST STATUE OF LIBERTY GIVEN TO THE U.S. BY FRANCE WAS A BLACK WOMAN THAT THE U.S. TURNED DOWN SO THE FRENCH MADE ANOTHER WHICH IS THE CURRENT IN N.Y. HARBOR THIS IS BLACK LADY LIBERTY MADE ALSO BY THE FRENCH ON THE ISLAND OF ST. MARTIN. WOMBMEN OF CREATION WE MUST CONTINUE TO SHINE THE LIGHT FOR THOSE IN NEED…..LIVE FREE!

Though born into slavery Biddy Mason gained freedom for herself and her children in 1856. Only ten years later she had saved enough money to purchase property, making her the first African American woman to own land in Los Angeles. A nurse and midwife by profession, she helped found the first elementary school for African American children in Los Angeles,

Though born into slavery Biddy Mason gained freedom for herself and her children in 1856. Only ten years later she had saved enough money to purchase property, making her the first African American woman to own land in Los Angeles. A nurse and midwife by profession, she helped found the first elementary school for African American children in Los Angeles,

Children's books about African-American history. Huge list covering a wide range of topics.

Compelling African-American History Books for Children

Children's books about African-American history. Huge list covering a wide range of topics.

Fyi Black history

Fyi Black history

The great abolitionist Frederick Douglass and his grandson Joseph.  Photo: Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture

The great abolitionist Frederick Douglass and his grandson Joseph. Photo: Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture

Shirley Anita Chisholm - First African American woman in Congress and the first African American woman to run for  President.

Shirley Anita Chisholm - First African American woman in Congress and the first African American woman to run for President.

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The #USNavy is proud to celebrate a Century of Black Life, History and Culture!

The #USNavy is proud to celebrate a Century of Black Life, History and Culture!

African American Inventors List | African American History Inventors List! You will be suprise at what ...

African American History Inventors List! You will be suprise at what black inventors created that we use today

African American Inventors List | African American History Inventors List! You will be suprise at what ...

Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture / Adjaye Associates

Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture / Adjaye Associates

Marie Van Brittany Brown invented the home security system in 1966, along with her husband Albert Brown.

Marie Van Brittany Brown invented the home security system in 1966, along with her husband Albert Brown.