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Black Inventors; Black History

Black Inventors; Black History

An Infographic illustrating the African slave trade in American history. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “African American Slave Trade: Ships & Records for Genealogy.” http://blog.genealogybank.com/african-american-slave-trade-ships-records-for-genealogy.html

An Infographic illustrating the African slave trade in American history. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “African American Slave Trade: Ships & Records for Genealogy.” http://blog.genealogybank.com/african-american-slave-trade-ships-records-for-genealogy.html

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

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

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.

#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

#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

For me that is not only history based on Egypt and the Black Farao's or African-American history, no, áll Black History, I am Black History.

For me that is not only history based on Egypt and the Black Farao's or African-American history, no, áll Black History, I am Black History.

A stunning list of books that every African American should read

50 Books That Every African American Should Read

A stunning list of books that every African American should read

Thomas Mundy Peterson was born October 6, 1824 to slaves. By trade he was a school custodian and handy man. He was fortunate to become a man of firsts in Perth Amboy, New Jersey. He was the first African-American to vote in the United States after the ratification of the 15th amendment. The day after the amendment was changed; Peterson cast his vote as a  He was also the first African-American to serve on a jury.

First African American to vote

Thomas Mundy Peterson was born October 6, 1824 to slaves. By trade he was a school custodian and handy man. He was fortunate to become a man of firsts in Perth Amboy, New Jersey. He was the first African-American to vote in the United States after the ratification of the 15th amendment. The day after the amendment was changed; Peterson cast his vote as a He was also the first African-American to serve on a jury.

An Infographic illustrating the African slave trade in American history. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “African American Slave Trade: Ships & Records for Genealogy.” http://blog.genealogybank.com/african-american-slave-trade-ships-records-for-genealogy.html

An Infographic illustrating the African slave trade in American history. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “African American Slave Trade: Ships & Records for Genealogy.” http://blog.genealogybank.com/african-american-slave-trade-ships-records-for-genealogy.html

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.

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.

Brother, if you intend to be a gansta. Then be a real Gansta

Brother, if you intend to be a gansta. Then be a real Gansta

Deuteronomy 28 Curses

Deuteronomy 28 Curses

Bravest of the brave: U.S. Marshals escorting Ruby Bridges, one of the first African Americans students to attend a white school. by batjas88

Bravest of the brave: U.S. Marshals escorting Ruby Bridges, one of the first African Americans students to attend a white school. by batjas88

THE FIRST STATUE OF LIBERTY GIVEN TO THE U.S. BY FRANCE WAS A BLACK WOMAN THAT THE U.S. TURNED DOWN SO THE FRENCH MADE ANOTHER WHICH IS THE CURRENT IN N.Y. HARBOR THIS IS BLACK LADY LIBERTY MADE ALSO BY THE FRENCH ON THE ISLAND OF ST. MARTIN. WOMBMEN OF CREATION WE MUST CONTINUE TO SHINE THE LIGHT FOR THOSE IN NEED…..LIVE FREE!

THE FIRST STATUE OF LIBERTY GIVEN TO THE U.S. BY FRANCE WAS A BLACK WOMAN THAT THE U.S. TURNED DOWN SO THE FRENCH MADE ANOTHER WHICH IS THE CURRENT IN N.Y. HARBOR THIS IS BLACK LADY LIBERTY MADE ALSO BY THE FRENCH ON THE ISLAND OF ST. MARTIN. WOMBMEN OF CREATION WE MUST CONTINUE TO SHINE THE LIGHT FOR THOSE IN NEED…..LIVE FREE!

R.I.P. Dick Gregory

R.I.P. Dick Gregory

When Daniel Fisher arrived in Deep River in 1828, he was advised by Underground Railroad conductor, George Read to disguise and rename himself. He chose the name William Winter. Indications are that he blended in with and found refuge in an African American community already present in Deep River.

When Daniel Fisher arrived in Deep River in 1828, he was advised by Underground Railroad conductor, George Read to disguise and rename himself. He chose the name William Winter. Indications are that he blended in with and found refuge in an African American community already present in Deep River.