"Selma Burke's commissioned sculpture of President Roosevelt is on every American dime!" Dorothy Brangman Selma Burke African American sculptor and educator who founded two art schools. In 1940 she opened the Selma Burke School of Sculpture
Nascar’s First Black Female Driver Tia Norfleet theuppitynegras: “imapervert: “ swaggnews: “ Norfleet comes from a line of drivers in her family her father Bobby Norfleet, made his NASCAR debut at the.
Meet The African-American Billionaire Businessman Who's Richer Than Michael Jordan
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…
African American Slave Trade: Ships & Records for Genealogy
First African American to vote
Thomas Mundy Peterson was born October 6, 1824 to slaves. By trade he was a school custodian and handy man. He was fortunate to become a man of firsts in Perth Amboy, New Jersey. He was the first African-American to vote in the United States after the ratification of the 15th amendment. The day after the amendment was changed; Peterson cast his vote as a He was also the first African-American to serve on a jury.
Georgia Dwelle - became the first Spelman graduate to attend medical school, and in 1920 she established the Dwelle Infirmary, Georgia's first general hospital for African Americans and its first obstetrical hospital for African American women.
Rare Civil War Era CDV of An African American Nanny and White Childe, C G Giers
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Herbert Smitherman, with a Ph.D in physical organic chemistry, was a pioneering executive and professional chemist at Proctor & Gamble who created Crest Toothpaste, Folgers Coffee, Bounce Fabric Softener and Safeguard Soap.
Built by Blacks: African American Architecture and Neighborhoods in Richmond (Paperback)