The woman who discovered what the universe is made of has not so much as received a memorial plaque. very high school student knows that Isaac Newton discovered gravity, Charles Darwin discovered evolution, and Albert Einstein discovered the relativity of
Lucille Baldwin Brown - Maybe the most stylish librarian ever - check out that fascinator! Lucille Baldwin Brown was the first Black public county librarian in Tallahassee, Florida. This photograph is.
Malcolm X Maya Angelou -Ghana his own words, «…I flew on to Accra, Ghana. I think that nowhere is the black continent’s wealth and the natural beauty of its people richer than in Ghana, which is so proudly the very fountainhead of Pan-Africanism.
Thomas Mundy Peterson (October 1824 – February of Perth Amboy, New Jersey was the first African-American to vote in an election under the just-enacted provisions of the Amendment to the United States Constitution. His vote was cast on March
The Baddest Lawman You Never Heard Of: Bass Reeves
Real-Life Django, Bass Reeves: The legendary African-American Wild West marshal who arrested outlaws and killed 14 men Bass Reeves was born a slave in 1838 and later broke from his owner to live among Native Americans Reeves became a Deputy U.
What a special young woman! Susie King Taylor: first African American army nurse; the only African American woman to publish a memoir of her wartime experiences; also the first African American to teach openly in a school for former slaves in Georgia.
Shoshana Johnson First African American Woman POW/Speaker The first African American POW, Johnson was held hostage for 22 days in Iraq, and survived her captivity despite enduring bullet wounds in both of her ankles. Her heroic story is chronicled with