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#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

Black Inventors; Black History

Black Inventors; Black History

For me that is not only history based on Egypt and the Black Farao's or African-American history, no, áll Black History, I am Black History.

For me that is not only history based on Egypt and the Black Farao's or African-American history, no, áll Black History, I am Black History.

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

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

In 1952, Ruby McCollum, the wealthiest African-American woman in Live Oak, murdered the town’s beloved doctor, a white man named Leroy Adams.  She said it was the only way she knew to end six years of rape.  The case would help show that a persistent form of bondage plagued the South for a century after the Civil War — “paramour rights,” the assumption that white men had a right to use African-American women for sex.

In 1952, Ruby McCollum, the wealthiest African-American woman in Live Oak, murdered the town’s beloved doctor, a white man named Leroy Adams. She said it was the only way she knew to end six years of rape. The case would help show that a persistent form of bondage plagued the South for a century after the Civil War — “paramour rights,” the assumption that white men had a right to use African-American women for sex.

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.

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.

Bravest of the brave: U.S. Marshals escorting Ruby Bridges, one of the first African Americans students to attend a white school. by batjas88

Bravest of the brave: U.S. Marshals escorting Ruby Bridges, one of the first African Americans students to attend a white school. by batjas88

Ester Rolle aka Florida Evans

Ester Rolle aka Florida Evans

Brother, if you intend to be a gansta. Then be a real Gansta

Brother, if you intend to be a gansta. Then be a real Gansta

The National Museum of African American History and Culture - THE BLACK POWER SALUTE Tommie Smith and John Carlos raised black-gloved fists when the United States national anthem was played during their medal ceremony at the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City.

The National Museum of African American History and Culture - THE BLACK POWER SALUTE Tommie Smith and John Carlos raised black-gloved fists when the United States national anthem was played during their medal ceremony at the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City.

Make the difference in our African American culture life.

Make the difference in our African American culture life.

Walter S. McAfee (September 2, 1914 - February 18, 1995) was an African American scientist and astronomer, notable for participating in the world's first first lunar radar echo experiments with Project Diana. McAfee was born in Ore City, Texas in Upshur County, as one of nine children. His parents grew up on a farm and his dad was a CME minister.

Walter S. McAfee (September 2, 1914 - February 18, 1995) was an African American scientist and astronomer, notable for participating in the world's first first lunar radar echo experiments with Project Diana. McAfee was born in Ore City, Texas in Upshur County, as one of nine children. His parents grew up on a farm and his dad was a CME minister.

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

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