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Books about African-American history for kids

Compelling African-American History Books for Children

Children's books about African-American history. Huge list covering a wide range of topics. Perfect for Black History Month

ca. 1918, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA --- Dr. O.D. Howard, a sergeant with the Minnesota Home Guard, 16th Battalion, Company A, poses in uniform with his young grandson. --- Image by © Minnesota Historical Society/CORBIS.  To learn more about African American History and Photography please visit TALD documentary/multimedia project "Through A Lens Darkly" & Digital Diaspora Family Reunion Roadshow @ DDFR.tv.  Upload and share your own family photographs and stories at ddfrsocialnet.ning.com !

A sergeant with the Minnesota Home Guard, Battalion, Company A, poses in uniform with his young grandson.

Did you know that Crest Toothpaste, Folgers Coffee, Bounce Fabric Softener and Safeguard Soap were all created by an African-American Man? Dr. Herbert Smitherman, with a Ph.D in physical organic chemistry, was a pioneering executive and professional chemi

Herbert Smitherman, with a Ph.D in physical organic chemistry, was a pioneering executive and professional chemist at Proctor & Gamble who created Crest Toothpaste, Folgers Coffee, Bounce Fabric Softener and Safeguard Soap.

vintage pictures of african americans | African American Women of the Old West, by Tricia Martineau Wagner

African American Women of the Old West by Tricia Martineau Wagner. A sub genre of black cowboys, learning about the women that helped make the west.

Black History tights by Brick Built. Here's one way of celebrating African American history. Made from the same quality and fabrics as most of our tights.

Black History tights by Brick Built. Here's one way of celebrating African American history. Made from the same quality and fabrics as most of our tights.

Black History tights by Brick Built. Here's one way of celebrating African American history. Made from the same quality and fabrics as most of our tights.

Black History tights by Brick Built. Here& one way of celebrating African American history. Made from the same quality and fabrics as most of our tights.

The service of African Americans in defense of the Union during the Civil War required African American nurses, doctors and surgeons to heal those soldiers. In the nation's capital, these brave health

Butts - African American Medicine in Washington, D.: Healing the Capital During the Civil War Era & Bob Arnebeck - Slave Labor in the Capital: Building Washington's Iconic Federal Landmarks

Annie Malone,1927 the country's first African American millionaire.  Malone built a very successful business creating haircare  products  for African American women.  In 1918, Malone established Poro College in north St. Louis, a trade  school to train beauticians and barbers as well as secretaries & bookkeepers to work on the marketing side of the business.  Poro was so successful that by the 1930s Malone was one of the wealthiest women in the world.  Missouri History Museum.

Annie the country's first African American millionaire. Malone built a very successful business creating haircare products for African American women. In Malone established Poro College in north St. Louis, a trade school to train be

Madam C. J. Walker, She was the first African-American woman millionaire.

Sarah Breedlove better known as Madam CJ Walker Thank you Madame C. Walker was the first African American Female millionaire. She created the hot comb, that devise used to straighten hair, along with hair care products.

African American Cowboys | The first bronco-busting cowboy was a black man.

A groundbreaking history of African Americans' role in the development of the American West.The American West is mistakenly known as a region with few African Americans and virtually no black history.

Donna Alexander, first African-American Breck Girl ca. 1975

Breck Shampoo Donna Alexander, the first African-American Breck Girl 1974 ( Breck was the only shampoo that my grandmother could use on one of my aunt's hair--she fondly told me this when I brought some home when Breck relaunched some time in the

Madame Walker: Born Sarah Breedlove on December 23,1867 on a LA plantation,a daughter of former slaves (who was orphaned at age seven and worked in the cotton fields as a child) transformed herself from farm laborer and laundress into one of he 20th century's most successful, self-made entrepreneurs.Walker made most of her fortune between 1911 and 1917 making Madam C.J. Walker the 1st Afri. Amer. woman to become a millionaire. She lived in a mansion near the Rockefellers. Biddy Craft

10 Stunning Photos of Black Women from the Victorian Era

Little Known Black History Fact: Church Hats

By Erica Taylor, The Tom Joyner Morning Show Special to the Times The earliest known traditional hats in history were worn in Thebes and seen on ancient Egyptian murals.

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