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A history of the black feminist group, the Combahee River Collective, and its objectives and ideals.

The Combahee River Collective: Black Women's Liberation

A history of the black feminist group, the Combahee River Collective, and its objectives and ideals.

When visionary scientist, educator and public policy innovator Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson received her doctorate in physics, she was one of the first two African American women to do so in the United States.

Shirley Ann Jackson - Theoretical physicist and famous black inventor. First African American women to acquire a PhD from MIT. Member of Delta Sigma Theta!

Rosemary Brown has the distinction of being the first black woman in Canada to be elected to public office.  She was elected to the British Columbia Legislative Assembly in 1972 and served in the provincial legislature until 1986. She was also the first woman to run for the leadership of a federal political party, finishing a close second in the New Democratic Party (NDP) leadership race in 1975

Rosemary Brown Canada’s first black woman to be elected to a provincial legislature & the first black woman to run for leadership of a federal political party in Canada.

70+ Black Women in American History Worth Knowing More About

70+ Black Women in American History Worth Knowing More About

Harriet Tubman - American bondwoman who escaped from slavery in the south to become a leading abolitionist before the Civil War. She led hundreds of bondsmen to freedom in North along the route of the Underground Railroad.

Harriet Tubman - American bondwoman who escaped from slavery in the south to become a leading abolitionist before the Civil War. She led hundreds of bondsmen to freedom in North along the route of the Underground Railroad.

Thanks for inventing chocolate!

Ruth Graves Wakefield - ( 1903 - 1977 ) Inventor of the Toll House Cookie, the first chocolate chip cookie, which she invented in Thanks Ruth, my favorite.

Albert Einstein German born American physicist - Central Press/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Quotes by Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein explained the fundamental force, gravity, in 1915 in his General Theory of Relativity.

1964 ACADEMY AWARDS ~ Sidney Poitier Wins Best Actor for LILIES OF THE FIELD (1963), and becomes the first black man to win an Oscar. (2:17) [Video]

Anne Bancroft presenting Sidney Poitier the Oscar for Best Actor for his performance in "Lilies of the Field" at the Academy Awards® in Introduced by Jack Lemmon.

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