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Harry Belafonte passing the torch. Jesse Williams to Produce and Star in Harry Belafonte Biopic

Harry Belafonte passing the torch. Jesse Williams to Produce and Star in Harry Belafonte Biopic

Gloria Richardson Dandridge (Gloria St. Clair, May 6, 1922) is best known as the leader of the Cambridge Movement, a civil rights struggle in Cambridge, MD in the early 1960s. She was recognized as a major figure in the Civil Rights Movement at the time and was honored on the stage at the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.

Gloria Richardson Dandridge (Gloria St. Clair, May 6, 1922) is best known as the leader of the Cambridge Movement, a civil rights struggle in Cambridge, MD in the early 1960s. She was recognized as a major figure in the Civil Rights Movement at the time and was honored on the stage at the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.

Harry Belefonte | Black Hollywood Series    		Harold George Belafonte, Jr. (born March 1, 1927) is an American musician, actor and social activist. One of the most successful Jamaican musicians in history, he was dubbed the "King of Calypso" for popularizing the Caribbean musical style in the 1950s. Belafonte is perhaps best known for singing the "Banana Boat Song", with its signature lyric "Day-O".

Harry Belefonte | Black Hollywood Series Harold George Belafonte, Jr. (born March 1, 1927) is an American musician, actor and social activist. One of the most successful Jamaican musicians in history, he was dubbed the "King of Calypso" for popularizing the Caribbean musical style in the 1950s. Belafonte is perhaps best known for singing the "Banana Boat Song", with its signature lyric "Day-O".

Wilhelmina Reuben-Cooke, and Nathaniel White, Jr., and Mary Mitchell Harris were the first African-American undergraduates to receive their degrees from Duke in 1967. 1967!!!

Wilhelmina Reuben-Cooke, and Nathaniel White, Jr., and Mary Mitchell Harris were the first African-American undergraduates to receive their degrees from Duke in 1967. 1967!!!

So beautiful.  Williams and Walker were one of the few all-black acts allowed to perform on white vaudeville stages | The Vaudeville Actress Who Refused To Be A Stereotype

Williams and Walker were one of the few all-black acts allowed to perform on white vaudeville stages

So beautiful. Williams and Walker were one of the few all-black acts allowed to perform on white vaudeville stages | The Vaudeville Actress Who Refused To Be A Stereotype

"A Quartette of DUSKY BEAUTIES"  London,1903. "Rhoda King, Jessie Ellis, Birdie Williams,  Gigas performed in "In Dahomey," the first all black musical comedy, which came to the Shaftesbury Theatre from New York with a cast of over 100. It was a huge success, and its Cakewalk, and Buck and Wing dances became crazes in the UK.

"A Quartette of DUSKY BEAUTIES" London,1903. "Rhoda King, Jessie Ellis, Birdie Williams, Gigas performed in "In Dahomey," the first all black musical comedy, which came to the Shaftesbury Theatre from New York with a cast of over 100. It was a huge success, and its Cakewalk, and Buck and Wing dances became crazes in the UK.

William T. Shorey (1859 – 1919) was a late 19th Century American whaling ship captain known to his crew as the Black Ahab. He was born in Barbados July 13, 1859 and spent his life at sea. He became the only black captain operating on the west coast of the United States in the late-1880s and 1890s. He obtained his certification in 1885.

William T. Shorey (1859 – 1919) was a late 19th Century American whaling ship captain known to his crew as the Black Ahab. He was born in Barbados July 13, 1859 and spent his life at sea. He became the only black captain operating on the west coast of the United States in the late-1880s and 1890s. He obtained his certification in 1885.

He Documented Atrocities (1943) Sgt. William A Scott, III -- was a military photographer with the 183rd Engineer Combat Battalion **************************** African Americans were among the liberators of the Buchenwald Concentration Camp His photographs recorded African-American soldiers at the liberation of the Buchenwald concentration camp.

He Documented Atrocities (1943) Sgt. William A Scott, III -- was a military photographer with the 183rd Engineer Combat Battalion **************************** African Americans were among the liberators of the Buchenwald Concentration Camp His photographs recorded African-American soldiers at the liberation of the Buchenwald concentration camp.

In 1936, Hitler hosted the Olympics in Berlin, intending for them to be a showcase of Aryan supremacy. American Jesse Owens shattered that goal when he won four gold medals in track & field.

In 1936, Hitler hosted the Olympics in Berlin, intending for them to be a showcase of Aryan supremacy. American Jesse Owens shattered that goal when he won four gold medals in track & field.

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