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The Smithsonian's first major online exhibition is a stunning $1.8 million project, three years in the making.

Sail across the Indian Ocean in this stunning online exhibit of earliest photographic history of the Swahili Coast

David Dinkins July 10,1927: David Dinkins was born. He served as the 106th Mayor of New York City, from 1990 to 1993. He was the first and is, to date, the only African American to hold that office. He turns 86 years old today.

American politician David Dinkins was b. July He served as the Mayor of New York City, from 1990 to He was the first and is, to date, the only American of African ancestry to hold that office. He turns 86 years old today.

Nat “The Bush Doctor” opened his first shop in 1969 when he was 23 years old. It was called Nat’s Hair Care Clinic. When Afros first came out, people were just wearing them natural and it put a lot of people out of work. Nat's idea was focused on how to treat the hair, not just cut it. He got the name Bush Doctor because he called himself the Hair Doctor. When the Afro came out and he started styling it, the neighborhood started call him the Bush Doctor.

Nat “The Bush Doctor” opened his first shop in 1969 when he was 23 years old…

A 78-year-old Beaumont man has earned the highest rank in martial arts.  Fred Simon is a Beaumont martial arts instructor who just earned the 10th degree black belt, the highest rank in martial arts. Not only that, he's the first African American in Texas to do so.  Link: http://www.12newsnow.com/story/21849185/beaumont-martial-arts-instructor-breaking-boundaries

A Beaumont man has earned the highest rank in martial arts. Fred Simon is a Beaumont martial arts instructor who just earned the degree black belt, the highest rank in martial arts. Not only that, he's the first African American in Texas to do so.

What year in history was this book printed?? Whenever it was I guess the use of the word "pickaninnies" was acceptable. *rolling my eyes*

Chubb - (What year in history was this book printed? Whenever it was I guess the use of the word "pickaninnies" was acceptable)

Bessie Coleman, First African American Woman Pilot

Elizabeth Bessie Coleman (January 1892 April was an American civil aviator. She was the first female pilot of African American descent and the first person of African American descent to hold an international pilot license black-history-facts

1000% TRUTH You cannot kiss and make-up without acknowledging the fight. Salah

I love the quote, "Until the Lion speaks, the tale of the hunt wilk always glirify the hunter".

Jaylen Bledsoe, 15 started his own tech company at age 12. Bledsoe Technologies, is now worth an estimated $3.5 million. Jaylen says he plans to attend Harvard after he finishes high school.

Jaylen Bledsoe, 15 started his own tech company at age Bledsoe Technologies…

Josephine Premice, born on July 21, 1926, was an African American actress and singer known for her work on the Broadway stage. Born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Premice grew up in Brooklyn, New York and Haiti and studied dance with Martha Graham and Katherine Dunham.

Actress and singer, Josephine Premice. Premice& daughter, Susan Fales-Hill, was a producer for A Different World and she also wrote a book about her mom titled, Always Wear Joy: My Mother Bold and Beautiful.

Fearless Mentor Williams  Born April 20, 1882 his father named him Fearless because he looked him straight in the eyes right after he was born! The name served the honorable man well.   He had a long career with the BO Railroad He was a leader in Baltimore's African-American community and a trustee of Provident Hospital. He was also uncle to Thurgood Marshall, first African American Supreme Court Justice. He retired on June 15, 1952 with nearly 46 years of service with the BO.

Fearless Mentor Williams Born April 20, 1882 his father named him Fearless because he looked him straight in the eyes right after he was born! The name served the honorable man well. He had a long career with the BO Railroad He was a leader in Baltimore's African-American community and a trustee of Provident Hospital. He was also uncle to Thurgood Marshall, first African American Supreme Court Justice. He retired on June 15, 1952 with nearly 46 years of service with the BO.

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