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The Little Rock Nine was a group of African-American students who were enrolled in Little Rock Central High School in 1957. The ensuing Little Rock Crisis

The Little Rock Nine was a group of African-American students who were enrolled in Little Rock Central High School in The ensuing Little Rock Crisis

Lowell Perry in 1957 became the first African-American coach in modern NFL history when he coached receivers for the PITTSBURGH STEELERS! Later in 1966 he became the first African-American to broadcast an NFL game to a national audience.

Lowell Perry in 1957 became the first African-American coach in modern NFL history when he coached receivers for the PITTSBURGH STEELERS! Later in 1966 he became the first African-American to broadcast an NFL game to a national audience. He is fiiiiiiine

Black History( happy black history month!)

Black History-February is Black History month! May we all take a moment to recognize the many ways African American people have contributed to this nation in spite of severe and continued oppression!

Memorable Iconic Faces from the Civil Rights Movement.....

Martin luther king civil disobedience essay quotes Discover Martin Luther King, Jr, quotes about civil disobedience. Create amazing picture quotes from Martin Luther King, Jr, quotations.

Caroline Still Wiley Anderson, Philadelphia's first Black doctor

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From Slave Ship to Harvard the true story of an African American family in Maryland over six generations. The author has reconstructed a unique narrative of black struggle and achievement from paintings, photographs, books, diaries, court records, legal documents, and oral histories. From Slave Ship to Harvard traces the family from the colonial period and the American Revolution through the Civil War to Harvard and finally today.

From Slave Ship to Harvard: the true story of an African American family in Maryland over six generations.

1001 Things Everyone Should Know About African American History

1001 Things Everyone Should Know About African American History, going on my must read list

Ethel Waters 1939. First African American to star in her own television program, Ethel Waters, The Ethel Waters Show, on NBC.

‘Ethel Waters, famed blues singer and actress, was born in Chester, PA, on this date October

Medgar Evers, American civil rights activist & NAACP field secretary. He led efforts to overturn segregation at the Univ. of MS, organized boycotts of gas stations that denied Blacks use of their restrooms, vocally supported Clyde Kennard, and drove attention to the murder of Emmett Till, making him a prominent Black leader. He was shot in the back in his driveway by a white supremacist from the White Citizens' Council; it would take 30 years before the known killer would be convicted…

Medgar Evers was a civil rights activist who organized voter-registration efforts, demonstrations and boycotts of companies that practiced discrimination.

Lena Horne and the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at a party Ms. Horne gave in Dr. King’s honor in New York in 1963.

Lena Horne and Dr Martin Luther King at a party Ms Horne gave in his honor in New York in 1963

Francis Evett - actress of the 1900's

Francine Everett, African-American actress and singer best known for performances in race films, independently produced motion pictures with all-black casts created exclusively for distribution to cinemas that catered to African American audiences.

The Golden Thirteen were the thirteen  African American enlisted men who became the first African American commissioned and warrant officers in the United States Navy. Throughout US history untill the end of WorldWar I, the Navy had enlisted African American for general service,they were barred from joining from 1919-1932.   In June 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the executive order (8802) that prohibited racial discrimination by any government agency.

The Golden Thirteen were the thirteen African American enlisted men who became the first African American commissioned and warrant officers in the United.

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