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President Obama meets Miss Israel, Yityish Aynah, during his trip to Israel at a…

The Incredible Rise Of Yityish Aynaw, The First Black Miss Israel

President Obama meets Miss Israel, Yityish "Titi" Aynaw. Aynaw is an Ethiopian-born Israeli model who won the title of Miss Israel in She is the first Ethiopian-born Jew to win the contest. She is also the first black Miss Israel winner.

In 1969 Shirley Chisholm was the first African American woman in Congress.  She served for 14 years and also she became the first major-party black candidate for President of the United States and the first woman to run for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1972 (Margaret Chase Smith had previously run for the 1964 Republican presidential nomination).

Shirley Chisholm- she became the first African-American woman elected to Congress. On January she became the first major-party black candidate for President of the United States and the first woman to run for the Democratic presidential nomination.

The racism wasn't only against colored person, but it was with other cultures such as Hispanics. - Oliver Veras

jim crow laws - In the restaurants they just serve for white people because they are racist and they think that the black people doesn't well overdue.

Eyes on the Prize

Most Important piece of Blacj History ever filmed. This is what it means to be Black in America.

The young black janitor who changed the world ... Vivien Thomas (1910-1985). In 1944, Hopkins' surgery chief, Dr. Alfred Blalock, successfully operated on the heart of a 9-pound child, a "blue baby." As Blalock prepared to make his historic incision, he looked around the operating room and asked, "Where's Vivien?" Blalock would not begin surgery until his janitor-turned-surgical assistant, Vivien Thomas, was there to guide the procedure. Click to read the full story!

Vivien Thomas, cardiac surgery pioneer, He first developed the procedures used to treat blue baby syndrome. The movie is called "Something the Lord Made"

Black Collegians | Black Victorians  c. 1860. National Museum of American History,

None look African Family, c. 1860 Credit: National Museum of American History Vintage African American photography courtesy of Black History Album, The Way We Were.

Jane Bolin (first African American woman to graduate from Yale Law School, join the New York City bar Association and join the New York City Law Department) born in Poughkeepsie, New York on April 1908

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