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Howard A. Wooten, ca. 12/1944. Image and caption: National Archives.

Howard A. Graduated December 1944 from Air Corps School, Tuskegee, AL. December Pictures of World War II Pictures of African Americans During World War II > Army Air Forces US National Archives

*DURING the CIVIL WAR~ (1861 – 1865), there were about 90,000 Black Confederate Soldiers serving the Confederacy.These Blacks were either freemen or slaves.Most majority of this number were volunteers.Majority of them were Labors,logistics+ servants;however,there were a good number of Black Soldiers who were combat units+fought for the Confederacy.

Black Confederate Veteran…I need to research this pic, and more than likely this man was forced into this. I DOUBT THAT!This looks to be a photo from a UCV convention.The soldier was probably a cook in a confederate company.

David Walker (1795/6/7–1830) David Walker’s birth date has been varyingly estimated as September 25 in 1795, 1796, or 1797 in Wilmington, North Carolina. He was born to a slave father and a ‘‘free black’’ mother.

David Walker's Anti-Slavery Pamphlet Put a Price on his Head - New England Historical Society

When told of what happened to her ancestors this little girl hugged the statue and said, "aww it will be alright."

History unleashed photography A mother explained to her daughter wat had happened to her ancestors and she gave the statue a hug and said everything is going to be ok Source: Master Brown ” I’m not.

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Onderonsje

Medgar Evers Funeral

June 1963 - Myrlie Evers leans down to kiss her husband, slain civil right activist Medgar W. Evers, at his funeral in Jackson, MS. Standing behind her is Charles Evers, her brother-in-law.

Standley Tookie Williams after his execution - post mortem ---  http://www.anglonautes.com/history/hist_2005/hist_us_2005_death_penalty/us_death_p_pic_williams_stanley_baddest.jpg

Standley Tookie Williams after his execution - post mortem --- http://www.anglonautes.com/history/hist_2005/hist_us_2005_death_penalty/us_death_p_pic_williams_stanley_baddest.jpg

“Race Relations Have Arrived at a New Low”: How the World Reacted to the Charleston Shootings

“Race Relations Have Arrived at a New Low”: How the World Reacted to the Charleston Shootings

Among the nine innocents murdered at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston Carolina this past Wednesday was Pastor Clementa Pinckney. Reverend Pinckney is my cousin.

THE FIRST STATUE OF LIBERTY GIVEN TO THE U.S. BY FRANCE WAS A BLACK WOMAN. THE U.S. TURNED IT DOWN SO THE FRENCH MADE ANOTHER WHICH IS THE CURRENT IN N.Y. HARBOR.    THIS STATUE WAS MADE BY THE FRENCH ON THE ISLAND OF ST. MARTIN. WOMEN OF ALL CREATIONS MUST CONTINUE TO SHINE THE LIGHT FOR  THOSE IN NEED….ONELOVE

The first Statue of Liberty given to the the US by France was a black woman that the US turned down so the French made another which is the current in NY Harbor. This is Black Lady Liberty, also made by the French, on the Island of St Martin.

A Twenty-First Century Post-Mortem So sad, so young, so lovely. My heart goes out to those who loved her.

A Twenty-First Century Post-Mortem So sad, so young, so lovely.

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