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Black Wall Street survivor Olivia Hooker, now 99, has never given up hope for restitution. She was 6 years old when her father’s department store was destroyed. – Photo: Dexter Mullins

Black Wall Street survivor Olivia Hooker, now has never given up hope for restitution. She was 6 years old when her father’s department store was destroyed.

White Plains' Dr. Olivia Hooker, a survivor of the Tulsa Race Riots, was recently honored in the Westchester County Senior Hall of Fame and at its Black History Month Trailblazers award ceremony.  Dr. Hooker was the first African American women to join the U.S. Coast Guard(100 years old in this 2015 photo

Dr. Olivia Hooker Advocates Equality Through Respect

Olivia Hooker, a survivor of the Tulsa Race Riots, was recently honored in the Westchester County Senior Hall of Fame and at its Black History Month Trailblazers award ceremony. Hooker was the first African American women to join th

Tulsa, OK in the early 1900s. Black owned oil companies, law firms, train…

Tulsa, OK in the early had many black-owned businesses.oil companies, law firms, etc. In racial discord came to a head and the black business area of Tulsa was burned to the ground with many deaths.

Malcolm X's daughter on Juneteenth: 'We're in denial of the African holocaust' . Ilyasah Shabazz, daughter of civil rights activist, speaks at 17th century burial ground to remember the end of slavery in the US

Malcolm X's daughter on Juneteenth: 'We're in denial of the African holocaust'

Malcolm X's daughter on Juneteenth: 'We're in denial of the African holocaust' . Ilyasah Shabazz, daughter of civil rights activist, speaks at century burial ground to remember the end of slavery in the US Not in denial. Just tired of hearing about it.

In February 1945, Olivia Hooker became one of the first African-American females admitted into the United States Coast Guard when she joined the service during World War II. U.S. Coast Guard photo.

In February Olivia Hooker became one of the first African-American females admitted into the United States Coast Guard when she joined the service during World War II.

Bessie Coleman, the daughter of a poor, southern, African American family, became one of the most famous women and African Americans in aviation history.

Bessie Coleman aka "Brave Bessie" or "Queen Bess”

Bessie Coleman, the daughter of a poor, southern, African American family, became one of the most famous women and African Americans in aviation history. She was the first woman to earn a pilots license.

First black 4 star general USMC

Frank E. (USMC) (born March 1932 in Topeka, Kansas) is a retired United States Marine Corps Lieutenant General. He was the first African-American Marine Corps aviator and the first Black American Marine Corps general.

Jeremiah Haralson; (Apr.1,1846 –1916), enslaved until 1865, served as a Republican member of Congress during Reconstruction. He was known for being a powerful orator.

Jeremiah Haralson - enslaved until he served as a Republican member of Congress from Alabama during Reconstruction. He was known for being a powerful orator.

Lenora Branch Fulani the first African American to achieve ballot access in all fifty states receiving more votes for President in a U.S. general election than any other woman in history.

Lenora Branch Fulani the first African American to achieve ballot access in all fifty states receiving more votes for President in a U. general election than any other woman in history. (Yeah but she was working for reactionary white people)

Meet Homer Harris. In 1937, after becoming the first African American to captain a Big Ten Conference football team and being denied access to the NFL because it wasn't integrated yet, Harris turned to coaching and then became a prominent northwest doctor. Learn more about this remarkable Seattleite on BlackPast.org

Donor honors Seattle legend with $1.3 million park

Homer Harris, became the first African American to captain a Big Ten Conference football team, in He had been denied access to the NFL because it wasn't integrated yet. So, Harris turned to coaching and then became a prominent northwest doctor.

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