Black Inventors; Black History

I didn't know there were so many things invented by black people, especially when slavery was still so present in our society, I'm surprised that they were still given the recognition.

#SelmaBurke. ❤ Brilliant artist. It's up to us, those who not only care, but revere this quiet extraordinary history, to be its curators for posterity. -m

"Selma Burke's commissioned sculpture of President Roosevelt is on every American dime!" Dorothy Brangman Selma Burke African American sculptor and educator who founded two art schools. In 1940 she opened the Selma Burke School of Sculpture

A stunning list of books that every African American should read

50 Books That Every African American Should Read

Sure didn't read about this in the history books! It was first known as the Federal Council of Negro Affairs. Mary McLeod Bethune was the director of the Division of Negro Affairs of the National Youth Administration; William H. Hastie was assistant solicitor in the Department of the Interior; and Robert C. Weaver served as a special assistant to the Administrator of the United States Housing Authority. There were over 45 council members. National Museum of American History.

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Wealth Stolen From African-Americans Graphic

Slavery made America wealthy, and racist policies since have blocked African American wealth-building. Can we calculate the economic damage?

The National Museum of African American History and Culture - THE BLACK POWER SALUTE Tommie Smith and John Carlos raised black-gloved fists when the United States national anthem was played during their medal ceremony at the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City.

The National Museum of African American History and Culture

The National Museum of African American History and Culture - THE BLACK POWER SALUTE Tommie Smith and John Carlos raised black-gloved fists when the United States national anthem was played during their medal ceremony at the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City.

History, this is FANTASTIC i wish i could hang this on my wall, what an amazing reminder of just how short black history is, and how far we have to go

Created in a snapshot of the entire system of racism. Racism history for African Americans in a quick picture. The picture shows what racism with African Americans has been like with simple stats.

A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots  - Marcus Garvey..."love this quote"

THIS statement refers to all people! blackhistoryseries: Marcus Garvey hailing from Jamaica - pre MLK - we need to rebirth the pan-African Movement

Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.

So first you get slave number known as social security numbers which guarantee your life as tax slave then.

African-American history

Sophia B. Packard and Harriet E. Giles founded the first college for black women in the U. in The school was named Spelman College after Laura Celestia Spelman Rockefeller, wife of John D. Rockefeller, who made a large donation to the school.

Dr. Jane Wright, invented cancer treatment

A Moment In African American History Dr.Jane Cooke Wright, African American Cancer Research Living Legend and Pioneer. See more details about her life and work at: "Changing the Face of Medicine":

Bill Sanderson created this multi-portrait illustration for the September issue of 'The Atlantic,' showing President Obama surrounded by important figures in African American History: Frederick Douglas, Booker T Washington, WEB DuBois, Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, Jessie Jackson Senior and Rosa Parks.

Graphic by Bill Sanderson for the article, Fear of a Black President - Ta-Nehisi Coates - The Atlantic

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