Black Indian Slave Narratives: Few people realize that Native Americans were enslaved right alongside the African Americans . Fewer still realize that many Native Americans owned African Americans and Native Americans from other tribes. From the interviews with former slaves that were collected by the Federal Writers' Project during the 1930s, this volume offers 27 of the most absorbing firsthand testimonies about African American and Native American relationships in the 19th century…

Black Indian Slave Narratives: Few people realize that Native Americans were enslaved right alongside the African Americans . Fewer still realize that many Native Americans owned African Americans and Native Americans from other tribes. From the interviews with former slaves that were collected by the Federal Writers' Project during the 1930s, this volume offers 27 of the most absorbing firsthand testimonies about African American and Native American relationships in the 19th century…

In 1995, Leslie Guy became the first African American woman in the United States to earn a master’s in science degree in art conservation. The University of Delaware graduate said the politics behind preservation efforts drew her to the degree.

In 1995, Leslie Guy became the first African American woman in the United States to earn a master’s in science degree in art conservation. The University of Delaware graduate said the politics behind preservation efforts drew her to the degree.

BY WALTER OPINDE  Zora Neale Hurston is an American folklorist and writer associated with the Harlem Renaissance who celebrated the African-American culture of the rural South. She was born on 7th January, 1891, Notasulga, Alabama, U.S. As an African-Amer

BY WALTER OPINDE Zora Neale Hurston is an American folklorist and writer associated with the Harlem Renaissance who celebrated the African-American culture of the rural South. She was born on 7th January, 1891, Notasulga, Alabama, U.S. As an African-Amer

African American women have written their own life experiences as biographers; some have been novelists, poets, journalists, playwrights, essayists, social commentators and feminist theorists. Meet more than 20 such women here.

20+ African American Women Writers You Should Know

African American women have written their own life experiences as biographers; some have been novelists, poets, journalists, playwrights, essayists, social commentators and feminist theorists. Meet more than 20 such women here.

Granville T. Woods certainly was  an African American inventor who had at least 50 government patents on his many inventions. More than a dozen of these patents were inventions for electric railways but most of them were focused on electrical control and distribution. His most remarkable invention, however, was the induction telegraph, a system for communicating to and from moving trains. Many referred to Granville T. Woods as the black Thomas Edison.

Granville T. Woods certainly was an African American inventor who had at least 50 government patents on his many inventions. More than a dozen of these patents were inventions for electric railways but most of them were focused on electrical control and distribution. His most remarkable invention, however, was the induction telegraph, a system for communicating to and from moving trains. Many referred to Granville T. Woods as the black Thomas Edison.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THE LATE GREAT, MR. PAUL LAURENCE DUNBAR! Paul Laurence Dunbar was an African-American poet, novelist, and playwright of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Much of his popular work in his lifetime used a Negro dialect, which helped him become one of the 1st nationally-accepted...HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THE LATE GREAT, MR. PAUL LAURENCE DUNBAR! Paul Laurence Dunbar was an African-American poet, novelist, and playwright of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Much of his…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THE LATE GREAT, MR. PAUL LAURENCE DUNBAR! Paul Laurence Dunbar was an African-American poet, novelist, and playwright of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Much of his popular work in his lifetime used a Negro dialect, which helped him become one of the 1st nationally-accepted...HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THE LATE GREAT, MR. PAUL LAURENCE DUNBAR! Paul Laurence Dunbar was an African-American poet, novelist, and playwright of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Much of his…

Pauli Murray, civil rights lawyer and Episcopal priest, was born in 1910. She became the first African American person to earn a doctorate at Yale Law School in 1965. Murray also co-founded the National Organization for Women. In 1977, Murray made history again when she became ordained as an Episcopal priest.

Pauli Murray, civil rights lawyer and Episcopal priest, was born in 1910. She became the first African American person to earn a doctorate at Yale Law School in 1965. Murray also co-founded the National Organization for Women. In 1977, Murray made history again when she became ordained as an Episcopal priest.

Zora Neale Hurston, Writer, Harlem Renaissance    Zora Neale Hurston (1891 – 1960) was an African American folklorist and author during the time of the Harlem Renaissance, best known for the 1937 novel, "Their Eyes Were Watching God."

Zora Neale Hurston, Writer, Harlem Renaissance Zora Neale Hurston (1891 – 1960) was an African American folklorist and author during the time of the Harlem Renaissance, best known for the 1937 novel, "Their Eyes Were Watching God."

Isabel Wilkerson, the first African American/Black woman to win the Pulitzer Prize in journalism and author of the masterpiece book: "The Warmth of Other Sons." She studied journalism at Howard University where she was editor-in-chief for the Howard University Hilltop student newspaper.

Isabel Wilkerson, the first African American/Black woman to win the Pulitzer Prize in journalism and author of the masterpiece book: "The Warmth of Other Sons." She studied journalism at Howard University where she was editor-in-chief for the Howard University Hilltop student newspaper.

Writer James Baldwin’s passport. | 29 Must-See Items At The New Smithsonian Museum Of African American History - BuzzFeed News

29 Must-See Items At The New Smithsonian Museum Of African American History

Writer James Baldwin’s passport. | 29 Must-See Items At The New Smithsonian Museum Of African American History - BuzzFeed News

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