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101 years before Rosa Parks and Claudette Colvin, an African American woman named Elizabeth Jennings refused to be removed from a New York City trolley. Her case in the Brooklyn Circuit Court led to the desegregation of all NYC trolley lines. Her attorney? Future president Chester A. Arthur

101 years before Rosa Parks and Claudette Colvin, Elizabeth Jennings refused to be removed from a NYC trolley. Her case in the Brooklyn Circuit Court led to the desegregation of all NYC trolley lines. Her attorney? Future president Chester A.

Dr. Ruth Simmons: First African-American woman to lead an Ivy League universityDr. Ruth Simmons is not your average academic. In 2001, Simmons was named president of Brown University—the first African-American woman to be at the helm of an Ivy League university. Immediately prior to taking over at Brown, Simmons served as president of another prestigious school, the Seven-Sister institution Smith College.Simmons did not have an easy path to academic super-stardom. One of 11 children born to…

Ruth Simmons: First African-American woman to lead an Ivy League university. In Simmons was named president of Brown University. Immediately prior to taking over at Brown, Simmons served as president of the Seven-Sister institution Smith College.

African American baby names were influenced by the French culture, the Muslim and Christian names. MomJunction enlists 80 such names for boys and girls.

80 African American Baby Names That Are Seen As Ghetto But Are Not

Vastly influenced by French, Gaelic, Irish, and Spanish cultures, African American names are known for their originality and creativity. Choose your pick!

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.

The Silencing of Ruby McCollum: Race, Class, and Gender in the South: Tammy D…

Many people wonder why Africans and African Americans can't just "get over this". This is why

The Untold History of Post-Civil War 'Neoslavery'

In school, we learned about the Holocaust. We went to hear people speak about their experience, we wrote papers on the Holocaust. We were shown pictures, we read books on it, watched documentaries of it.

African-American Art | African American Wonderwoman by ~anubis2kx on deviantART

(African American) Wonder Woman, Original artwork by me. In keeping with my theme of transforming some popular super heroes (& heroines) and cartoon characters to other races, here’s Wonder Woman.

Baby Names for African American Girls | themommiegoddess.com. Click to for meanings. Baby girl names

Baby Names for African American Girls | themommiegoddess.com. Click to for meanings. Baby girl names

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