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African American Inventors List | African American History Inventors List! You will be suprise at what ...

African American History Inventors List! You will be suprise at what black inventors created that we use today

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Dr. Eliza Ann Grier. Born a slave she became the first African American to practice medicine in Georgia

Dr. Eliza Ann Grier. Born a slave she became the first African American to practice medicine in Georgia

Victoria Claflin Woodhull, born in 1838, married at age fifteen to an alcoholic and womanizer. She became the first woman to establish a brokerage firm on Wall Street and played an active role in the woman's suffrage movement. She became the first woman to run for President of the United States in 1872. Her name is largely lost in history. Few recognize her name and accomplishments.

Victoria Claflin Woodhull, born in 1838, married at age fifteen to an alcoholic and womanizer. She became the first woman to establish a brokerage firm on Wall Street and played an active role in the woman's suffrage movement. She became the first woman to run for President of the United States in 1872. Her name is largely lost in history. Few recognize her name and accomplishments.

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Hattie Mcdaniel was the first black performer to win an Academy Award.... Best Supporting Actress for her role of Mammy in Gone with the Wind (1939).
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Hattie McDaniel, Oscar Night | Black Hollywood Series

Hattie Mcdaniel was the first black performer to win an Academy Award.... Best Supporting Actress for her role of Mammy in Gone with the Wind (1939). McDaniel was also a professional singer-songwriter, comedienne, stage actress, radio performer and television star. She was in fact the first black woman to sing on the radio in America. Over the course of her career, McDaniel appeared in over 300 films, although she only received screen credits for about 80. McDaniel has two stars on the…

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Juana Galán was known for beating Napoleon’s troops out of her village during the Battle of Valdepeñas in June, 1808. There weren’t enough men to defend the village from invading French. Juana, 21, immediately rallied all of the women in the village. When the French troops marched in, the women dumped boiling oil on top of them. Juana stood in the street with a large club and beat seven shades of shit out of any French soldier that crossed her path. The French never returned.

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This fierce lady is Juana Galán. She was a Spanish heroine known for beating Napoleon’s troops out of her village during the Peninsula War (1808-1814). During the Battle of Valdepeñas in June, 1808,...

Ruth Law - bought her first airplane from Orville Wright in 1912 at the age of 21 and was the first woman to do a loop-de-loop.  She was also the First woman authorized to wear a uniform by the U.S. Military.
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My Ear-Trumpet Has Been Struck By Lightning

steampunkvehicles: “Ruth Law. Bought her first airplane from Orville Wright in 1912 at age 21. First woman to do a loop-de-loop. First woman authorized to wear a uniform by the U.S. Military. She’s...

Little Known Black History Fact: Tia Norfleet is the first and only black woman racecar driver to be licensed by NASCAR.

Little Known Black History Fact: Tia Norfleet

Little Known Black History Fact: Tia Norfleet is the first and only black woman racecar driver to be licensed by NASCAR.

For 40 Years, This Russian Family Was Cut Off From All Human Contact, Unaware of World War II

For 40 Years, This Russian Family Was Cut Off From All Human Contact, Unaware of World War II

In 1978, Soviet geologists prospecting in the wilds of Siberia discovered a family of six, lost in the taiga

On May 5, 1950 poet Gwendolyn Brooks became the first African American to win a Pulitzer Prize.

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SWEDEN: Elsa Andersson (1897-1922); Sweden’s first female aviator. Women we admire; influential women in history #Lottiedolls #herstory

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Elsa Andersson - Sweden’s first female aviator

MAJ Jennifer Grieves, the first woman to pilot Marine One, the POTUS' helicopter.
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Marine Corps Maj. Jennifer Grieves Marine One

Marine Corps Maj. Jennifer Grieves is interviewed at the White House in Washington, Friday, July 17, 2009 WASHINGTON — Jennifer Grieves wanted independence, exposure and something she could be proud of when she joined the Marine Corps. She got all that, and more — including a place in history as the first woman to ever pilot Marine One, the president's helicopter. For about 40 times in the past 14 months, she has been the one responsible for ferrying President Barack Obama, former President…

The Phyllis Wheatley Monument. The first African American Poet and first African American woman to publish a book in the United States.

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Sybil Ludington, is considered to be the female equivalent of Paul Revere. At only 16 years old, she made a journey twice as long as Revere’s. Her father, Col. Ludington was the leader of the local militia. In April of 1777, Col. Ludington sent Sybil to warn the militia members in several other towns to prepare for the impending attack by the British. Sybil traveled 40 miles on horseback on a stormy night. Sybil was thanked for her help by George Washington who came to her home personally.

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