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Margaret Walker: A Writer and Poet of the Black Chicago Renaissance. Brilliant and Beautiful Black Women. Harlem Renaissance.

Black History Heroes: Margaret Walker: A Writer and Poet of the Black Chicago Renaissance

Sixteen year old Yvette Stephens joined the Chicago Chapter of The Black Panther Party. You know her as Chaka Khan.

Sixteen year old Yvette Stephens joined the Chicago Chapter of The Black Panther Party. You know her as Chaka Khan.nastywomenproject,com

Cocktail dress Charles James (American, born Great Britain, 1906–1978) Date: 1953–54 Culture: American Medium: silk. Front

Cocktail dress Charles James (American, born Great Britain, Date: Culture: American Medium: silk Credit Line: Purchase, Gretchen Jordan Gift, 2013 Accession Number:

Malcolm X, Chicago, 1961 Nobody can give you freedom. Nobody can give you equality or justice or anything. If you're a man, you take it.

Eve Arnold's most memorable shots – in pictures

The one and only Malcolm X in Chicago in The picture was taken by the legendary photographer Eve Arnold who died on January 2012 at the age of just three months short of her birthday.

Jackie Ormes was the first African-American female cartoonist. Ormes' cartoon characters — Torchy Brown, Candy, Patty-Jo & Ginger — delighted readers of African-American newspapers such as the Chicago Defender and Pittsburgh Courier between 1937-56.

Jackie Ormes was the first black American female cartoonist. Ormes' cartoon characters—Torchy Brown, Candy, Patty-Jo & Ginger—delighted readers of black American newspapers such as the Chicago Defender and Pittsburgh Courier between

Carl Van Vechten and Nora Holt at Yale, June 22, 1955  Nora Holt is the 1st African America to earn a master decree in the U.S.

Two prominent figures of the Harlem Renaissance: Nora Holt was the first African American to earn a master's degree in the USA. Carl Van Vechten was a patron of the arts, author, & photographer. Van Vechten and Nora Holt seen here at Yale, June

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