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WWI Hero Sgt. Henry Johnson Receives Long Overdue Medal of Honor�|�Megan Smolenyak

if you see a name on here that you don’t recognize do yourself a favor and briefly look them up all important figures that you should take some time to learn about :)

In Honor of Black History Month, I present Black History facts. It is right to celebrate the sacrifices and accomplishment of our ancestors and other Black Hero's that paved the way.

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The Real History of Black Native Americans

Mixed ancestry. Lovely,We are all natives living on earth, save the planet while it's still time, show real love and compassion 4 life, don't contribute 2 pollution, murder and genocide, wake up world and don't support evil in any way, go vegan and self-sufficient,

Little known black history fact #21. Elbert Frank Cox became the first Black to hold a doctorate degree in mathematics. He achieved the degree from Cornell University in Ithaca, NY in 1925.

true knowledge comes from the Most High, until we acknowledge him in all our ways, we will continue on this self destructive path...

The Living Legacy of African American Music [Infographic]

The Living Legacy of African American Music [Infographic]

This Day in History: Feb 11, 1990: Nelson Mandela released from prison

Lift Every Voice and Sing: "Lift Every Voice and Sing", known as the "Black American National Anthem" was performed first as a poem as part of a celebration of Lincoln's Birthday on February 12, 1900, by 500 school children at the segregated Stanton School. Its principal, James Weldon Johnson, wrote the words to introduce its honored guest Booker T. Washington. The poem was set to music soon after by Johnson's brother John Johnson.

☥ The state of California was named after the mythical Black Queen Califia. According to the story, California was an island where only Black women lived. When Cortez arrived in California, searching for this mythical queen, her influence on him was so powerful that he paid tribute to Queen Califia by naming the state after her. California literally means, “the land where Black women live."