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Marcia Carol Martin Anderson; Became in 2011 the first black women to achieve the Rank of Mayor General in the United States Army reserve.

Army, Marcia M. Anderson, First African-American woman to achieve rank of major general in U. I honor and thank Major General Marcia M. Anderson, for her service to our country!

In 1967, Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer Jock Semple went after Switzer shouting, “Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers.” However, Switzer’s boyfriend and other male runners provided a protective shield during the entire marathon. The photographs taken of the incident made world headlines, and Kathrine later won the NYC marathon with a time of 3:07:29.

In Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer Jock Semple went after Switzer shouting, “Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers.

.Helen Ann Windman Walker, the white negro girl, as exhibited at Burnell's Museum, 1866

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Comanche family, early 1900s~Within the fabric of American identity is woven a story that has long been invisible—the lives & experiences of people who share African American & Native American ancestry.  African & Native peoples came together in the Americas. Over centuries, African Americans & Native Americans created shared histories, communities, families, & ways of life.

mixedfreckle: “African American and Native American families and lives. IndiVisible: African-Native American Lives in the Americas “Within the fabric of American identity is woven a story that has.

INDIGENOUS! Remember Europeans discovered places because it was unknown to them! We on the other hand were already there!!!!

History of the California Blacks Nation Califians (Khalifians) The First Americans ".They manipulate our history books; the history books are not true; it's a lie. The history books are lying, you need to know that, you must know that.

The first black woman to serve as a mayor of a major U.S. city was Sharon Pratt Dixon Kelly, Washington, DC, 1991–1995. Read more: Famous Firsts by African Americans (Inventors, Government, Law, Literature, Film) | Infoplease.com http://www.infoplease.com/spot/bhmfirsts.html#ixzz2alRkGsME

The first African-American woman to serve as a Mayor of a major U. city was Sharon Pratt Dixon Kelly, Washington, DC,

Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee, sister of Diana Ross of The Supremes, became the first African American to be appointed dean of a predominantly white medical school in the United States. In 1993, Ross-Lee became the first African American woman dean of a United States medical school. She remained dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine of Ohio University until 2001.

In Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee, sister of Diana Ross of The Supremes,became the first African American woman to be appointed dean of a United States medical school. She remained dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine of Ohio University until

"Young Nurse", NYC ca. late 1800s.

April Susie King Taylor takes charge of a school for ex-slaves in GA. She will be the laundress attached to an all-black Union Army regiment, the black Army nurse & the only black woman to publish a memoir of her Civil War life.

Shirley Chisholm (1924 - 2005)  "Unbought and Unbossed" Chisholm was the first African American woman in Congress, a 1972 candidate for president, and a life long advocate for women's and civil rights.

(she shares my birthday - 30 Nov!) Delta Sigma Theta Soror Shirley Chisholm - "Unbought and Unbossed" Chisholm was the first African American woman in Congress, a 1972 candidate for president, and a life long advocate for women's and civil rights.

At 8 Feet 8 in, The Tallest African American On The Planet, John Rogan Was More Than Just The "Negro Giant"

At 8 Feet 8 in, The Tallest African American On The Planet, John Rogan Was More Than Just The “Negro Giant” – Black Then

NASA's first African-American manager.  Dorothy Johnson Vaughan (1910–2008) was an African American mathematician who worked at the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA), the predecessor agency to NASA. Prior to arriving at NACA's Langley Memorial Aeronautical Laboratory in 1943.

NASA's first African-American manager. Dorothy Johnson Vaughan was an African American mathematician who worked at the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA), the predecessor agency to NASA. Prior to arriving at NACA's Langley Mem

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