Invention of Wings, Book Club discussion for Mother

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Meet the Most Feared Women in History From daughters to soldiers, from wives to weapons, they remain the only documented frontline female troops in modern warfare history. A sub-saharan band of female terminators who.

Nubian Moor Warriors

Shem Hotep ("I go in peace"). African Americans have served as underappreciated heroes in every war and countless `unofficial` skirmishes and conflicts throughout the history of this nation. Nubians, Moors, and African Warriors. Nubian Archers. During the 1500 B.C., Nubia was composed of three large kingdoms called Mukuria, Alwa and Nobade. These were very advanced civilizations and states with large armies of expert footsoldiers, archers, seige equipment, horsemen and elephant-riding…

Never seen this young Abraham Lincoln photo, before. His left eye bothers me. American Presidents, American Civil War, American History, Abraham Lincoln, Norman Rockwell, Alexander Calder, Humanismo Secular, Max Ernst, Paul Dirac

Lincoln Bicentennial - 1809-2009 - Abraham Lincoln, Before Becoming President

Photo of Abraham Lincoln. Part of the Lincoln Bicentennial Photo Gallery

Katie Dellinger Pin: Harriet Tubman - An American woman who escaped from slavery in the South to become a leading abolitionist before the American Civil War. She led hundreds of slaves to freedom in the North along the route of the Underground Railroad. Harriet Tubman, Underground Railroad, Tilda Swinton, Women In History, Black History, Great Women, Amazing Women, Ute Lemper, Kings & Queens

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cartermagazine: “ Today In History ‘Harriet Tubman, abolitionist, author, and engineer of the Underground Railroad, led Union Army guerillas into South Carolina and freed nearly 800 slaves on this...

Appliqué cloth Republic of Benin; Naive, Art Premier, American Quilt, African Textiles, African Art, African Design, African Prints, Weird And Wonderful, Textile Artists

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- Art & Life in Africa - The University of Iowa Museum of Art African Tribes, African Art, French West Africa, African Sculptures, Ivory Coast, Color Stories, Mother And Child, World Cultures, Art Museum

DLR006 - Art & Life in Africa - The University of Iowa Museum of Art

Fon artist, Benin, mother bathing twin sculptures. Photo by Dana Rush.

Daguesu (Lightning-splitting Ram) in Battle Banner by Mme. Leo ( Fon people, Benin, 1997 Fabric applique x African American Art, African Art, Fabric Art, Traditional Art, Handicraft, Fiber Art, Folk Art, Art Gallery, Illustration Art

Fon Applique Banners from Benin

Indigo is a gallery of international Folk Art located in Philadelphia, PA.

Africa | Bracelets from the Fon people of Benin. Silver alloy and French silver coins dating from 1907 | These types of bracelets are often worn by Voodoo priestesses Ethnic Jewelry, Jewelry Art, Voodoo Priestess, Peculiar Children, Antique Clothing, Art Furniture, Tribal Art, Art Auction, Silver Coins

Africa | Bracelets from the Fon people of Benin. Silver alloy and French silver coins dating from 1907 | These types of bracelets are often worn by Voodoo priestesses

FON PEOPLES, REPUBLIC OF BENIN CYCLOPIC FIGURE wood height: 61.5cm French West Africa, African Sculptures, First Humans, People Art, Ancient Art, Art Market, Little People, African Art, Metal Working

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View auction details, art exhibitions and online catalogues; bid, buy and collect contemporary, impressionist or modern art, old masters, jewellery, wine, watches, prints, rugs and books at sotheby's auction house

The African Meeting House was built in 1806 to house the first African Baptist Church of Boston (a. First Independent Baptist Church) and it is now the oldest extant black church building in America. Old Country Churches, Old Churches, William Lloyd Garrison, The Invention Of Wings, Timeline Project, Boston Museums, Black Church, Underground Railroad, Frederick Douglass

African Meeting House - Boston African American National Historic Site (U.S. National Park Service)

History and information about the African Meeting House

Africa | Aluminium bracelet ~ alagon ~ from the Fon people of Benin. Late 20th century

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Africa | Aluminium bracelet ~ alagon ~ from the Fon people of Benin. Late 20th century

A fellow Vermont Pinner visited Boston Harbor, & saw this. Men and Women and created equal. They are both moral and accountable beings and whatever is right for a Man to do, is right for a Woman - Sarah M. Grimke photo by Hausman

On my walk on the Boston Harbor, I saw this. Men and Women and created equal. They are both moral and accountable beings and whatever is right for a Man to do, is right for a Woman - Sarah M. Grimke 1837. I don't know who she was, but I want to find out. photo by C. Hausman

Who are the indentured servants of early America? Who were the slaves? And what really happened to the Native American population? Did they all die, or were they reclassified as negro. Slavery History, Phillis Wheatley, Native American Population, Middle Passage, American Exceptionalism, Babylon The Great, Lower Deck, Medical Illustration, African American History

How Many Slaves Landed in the U.S.? | The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross | PBS

Only a tiny percentage of the 12.5 million Africans shipped to the New World landed in North America.