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Explore the incredible stories of famous black icons and significant moments in history. Learn about their achievements and contributions to society that have made a lasting impact.
Barbara Smith Conard - opera singer and civil rights pioneer Black History Education, Black History Facts, History Class, Black History People, Famous Black Americans, Famous Black People, Famous African Americans, American Athletes, American Singers

They say that winners write history and the losers - poetry. But in this case - where the following women were absolute winners - they were unfairly left out of the pages of history books. Or just mentioned in a sentence or two, failing to provide them the credit that they deserved. As so many marvelous inventions and creations can be credited back to these amazing people, Bored Panda feels the need for these names to be heard. Because as history and the media shows us - the voices of black…

Taylor Paige
Nathan Francis Mossell (1856-1946) • BlackPast Cthulhu, Black History Facts, Black History Month, History Pics, Strange History, By Any Means Necessary, Black Knowledge, African Diaspora, African History

Nathan Francis Mossell was an African American doctor who helped establish the first black hospital in Philadelphia. Mossell, the son of Aaron and Eliza Bowers Mossell, was born on July 27, 1856 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada but grew up in Lockport, New York where he … Read MoreNathan Francis Mossell (1856-1946)

Dee Thelen
Black Hair History, Black History Facts, African American Actors, American Actress, African Americans, Famous Black People, Famous Women, Black Actresses, Black Actors

Drake: the Grammy-award rapper/singer sensation of the last few years has an interesting background. Raised in Toronto, Ontario as Aubrey Drake Graham, Drake's father Dennis was a drummer from Memphis, Tennessee, and his mother Sandi a white Jewish-Canadian. After his parents' divorce, his father moved back to Memphis, and Drake was influenced by two very different environments.

Signee Grant