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Eartha Kitt - Conceived by rape, born on a cotton plantation, spoke 5 languages, sang in What a woman! "I'm not black and I'm not white and I'm not pink and I'm not green. Eartha Kitt has no colour, and that is how barriers are broken.

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Caroline Still Wiley Anderson, Philadelphia's first Black doctor @ møe 🌞⛅🌟 fσℓℓσω мє for more!

I know it's not black history month yet but still posting

“ An African American lady by the name of Christina Jenkins invented the hair weaving process in the nineteen fifties.

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For Women& History Month I posted daily biographies of women scientists. In case you couldn& tell by my Women in STEM jewelry series, I& pretty obsesse

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That means all those kids screaming and throwing things at her are still alive and kicking. They teach history like it happened a million years ago

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~Hey Gorgeous~Selma Burke never received credit for her portrait of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, which was later featured on the US dime.

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These unknown women created the whooping cough vaccine. Grace Eldering, Laney Gordon, Pearl Kendrick, thank you for saving lives with science!

Though born into slavery, Biddy Mason gained freedom for herself and her children in 1856. Only 10 years later she had saved enough money to purchase property, making her the first African-American woman to own land in Los Angeles. A nurse and midwife by profession, she helped found the first elementary school for African-American children in L.A.

Bridget "Biddy" Mason (August 1818 in Hancock County, Georgia – January 1891 in Los Angeles, California) was an African American nurse, and a California real estate entrepreneur and philanthropist.

Emit Hill n Trayvon Martin

Emmitt Till/Trayvon Martin --- What's really changed.basically a license to kill our Black Children

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Africans have the highest educational attainment rates of anyimmigrant group in the United States with higher levels of completion than the stereotyped Asian American modelminority. It is not only the first generation that does well,

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