1001 Things Everyone Should Know About African American History

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

History, this is FANTASTIC i wish i could hang this on my wall, what an amazing reminder of just how short black history is, and how far we have to go

Created in a snapshot of the entire system of racism. Racism history for African Americans in a quick picture. The picture shows what racism with African Americans has been like with simple stats.

Hattie McDaniel, the first black Oscar winner. 1939... I love, love, love this women; seen her in most classic american movies. What a powerful and humorous actress. #BlackHistoryMonth

Oscars Photos from the Academy Archives: Hattie McDaniel, the first African American Oscar-winner,

#SelmaBurke. ❤ Brilliant artist. It's up to us, those who not only care, but revere this quiet extraordinary history, to be its curators for posterity. -m

"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

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Clara Belle Williams was the first African-American graduate of New Mexico State University. Williams was born Clara Belle Drisdale in Plum, Texas in October Died July

Dr. Jane Wright, invented cancer treatment

A Moment In African American History Dr.Jane Cooke Wright, African American Cancer Research Living Legend and Pioneer. See more details about her life and work at: "Changing the Face of Medicine":

Bill Sanderson created this multi-portrait illustration for the September issue of 'The Atlantic,' showing President Obama surrounded by important figures in African American History: Frederick Douglas, Booker T Washington, WEB DuBois, Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, Jessie Jackson Senior and Rosa Parks.

Graphic by Bill Sanderson for the article, Fear of a Black President - Ta-Nehisi Coates - The Atlantic

Walter S. McAfee (September 2, 1914 - February 18, 1995) was an African American scientist and astronomer, notable for participating in the world's first first lunar radar echo experiments with Project Diana. McAfee was born in Ore City, Texas in Upshur County, as one of nine children. His parents grew up on a farm and his dad was a CME minister.

Walter S. McAfee is the African American mathematician and physicist who first calculated the speed of the moon. McAfee participated in Project Diana in the - a U. Army program, created to determine whether a high frequency radio signal could.

The National Museum of African American History and Culture - THE BLACK POWER SALUTE Tommie Smith and John Carlos raised black-gloved fists when the United States national anthem was played during their medal ceremony at the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City.

The National Museum of African American History and Culture

A curated walk through the hallways of the newest Smithsonian museum before it opens next week. 13 years in the making, it attempts to depict the pain and pride of the black experience in America.

Children's books about African-American history. Huge list covering a wide range of topics.

Compelling African-American History Books for Children

Children's books about African-American history. Huge list covering a wide range of topics. Perfect for Black History Month

40 Acres and a Mule Would Be at Least $6.4 Trillion Today—What the U.S. Really Owes Black America

Slavery made America wealthy, and racist policies since have blocked African American wealth-building. Can we calculate the economic damage?

Sure didn't read about this in the history books! It was first known as the Federal Council of Negro Affairs. Mary McLeod Bethune was the director of the Division of Negro Affairs of the National Youth Administration; William H. Hastie was assistant solicitor in the Department of the Interior; and Robert C. Weaver served as a special assistant to the Administrator of the United States Housing Authority. There were over 45 council members. National Museum of American History.

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