African American Men

Collection by Sherry Gordon Whitmore

Sherry Gordon Whitmore
Antonio Douthit - Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater ~beautiful, abSOULutely stunning~ n. Alvin Ailey, Shall We Dance, Lets Dance, Modern Dance, Foto Poster, Dance Like No One Is Watching, Poses References, Dance Movement, Foto Art

Antonio Douthit by Richard Calmes

Antonio Douthit (St. Louis, MO) began his dance training at age 16 at the Center of Contemporary Arts. He also trained at North Carolina School of the Arts, the Joffrey Ballet School, San Francisco Ballet, and the Dance Theatre of Harlem School. He became a member of Dance Theatre of Harlem in 1999, being promoted to soloist in 2003. He also performed with Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal. Mr. Douthit joined the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in 2004.

Real-Life Django, Bass Reeves: The legendary African-American Wild West marshal who arrested outlaws and killed 14 men Bass Reeves was born a slave in 1838 and later broke from his owner to live among Native Americans Reeves became a Deputy U. Kings & Queens, Into The West, The Lone Ranger, Vida Real, Black History Facts, We Are The World, Le Far West, My Black Is Beautiful, African American History

The real-life Django: black Wild West marshal Bass Reeves who arrested 3,000 outlaws and killed 14 men

Bass Reeves, one of the first African Americans to become a Deputy U.S. Marshal west of the Mississippi River, could have been an inspiration for Quentin Tarantino’s fictional character Django.

Walter S. McAfee (September 1914 - February was an African American scientist and astronomer, notable for participating in the world's first first lunar radar echo experiments with Project Diana. McAfee was born in Ore City, Texas in Upshur C

Melanated Contributions

Walter S. McAfee is the African American mathematician and physicist who first calculated the speed of the moon. McAfee participated in Project Diana in the 1940s - a U.S. Army program, created to...

Lewis Howard Latimer, patented a method for making carbon filaments, allowing light bulbs to burn for hours instead of minutes. Latimer also drafted drawings that helped Alexander Graham Bell receive a patent for the telephone. Black History Month, Black History Facts, Alexander Graham Bell, Office Boy, African American Inventors, African American Scientists, Kings & Queens, Famous African Americans, African History

Famous Black Inventors

Black inventors like George Washington Carver, Madam C.J. Walker, Lonnie G. Johnson, Garrett Morgan and Patricia Bath are among history's most revered geniuses.

Jordan Anderson the Freed slave who penned sarcastic letter to old master in after he was asked back to farm, pictured for first time. This is a remarkable story Black History Facts, African American History, World History, Non Plus Ultra, Farm Pictures, African Diaspora, Interesting History, Interesting Facts, Old Master

Freed slave who penned sarcastic letter to old master after he was asked back to farm pictured for first time

Jordan Anderson (pictured), who was freed from a Tennessee plantation by Union troops in 1964, wrote a hilariously scathing letter to his former master in 1865.

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Osborne Anderson was the only African American to Survive, among the five Black Men that accompanied John Brown on the raid on Harpers Ferry! In 1861 Anderson wrote A Voice From Harper’s Ferry. He believed that southern accounts were biased, he felt compelled to give an account of the event from the raiders’ perspective. Click & Listen to performance- Dr. David Anderson is Shields Green! On iTunes ---------------

At 8 Feet 8 in, The Tallest African American On The Planet, John Rogan Was More Than Just The “Negro Giant” – Black Then Black History Facts, Black History Month, Strange History, Human Zoo, Interesting History, Interesting Reads, Thing 1, African Diaspora, African American History

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

John William Rogan was born in 1868 in Sumner County, Tennessee. Also known as

Little Gregory Hines, His Brother Maurice Hines and Dizzy Gillespie - Jet Magazine October 1954 by vieilles_annonces❤❤❤

Little Gregory Hines, His Brother Maurice Hines and Dizzy Gillespie - Jet Magazine October 7, 1954

Click the "All Sizes" button above to read an article or to see the image clearly. These scans come from my rather large magazine collection. Instead of filling my house with old moldy magazines, I scanned them (in most cases, photographed them) and filled a storage area with moldy magazines. Now they reside on an external harddrive. I thought others might appreciate these tidbits of forgotten history. Please feel free to leave any comments or thoughts or impressions... They are happily…

Explore the best Henry Louis Gates quotes here at OpenQuotes. Quotations, aphorisms and citations by Henry Louis Gates Black History Facts, Black History Month, African Diaspora, My Black Is Beautiful, African History, African American History, Black People, In This World, University Professor

Henry Lewis Gates Jr. with his Peabody Awards for his documentary, The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross. Henry Louis "Skip" Gates, Jr., (born September 16, 1950) is an American literary critic, educator, scholar, writer, and editor. He was the first African American to receive the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowship. He has received numerous honorary degrees and awards for his teaching, research, and development of academic institutions to study black culture.

Moses Powell was the first black man to teach special forces and also one of the first to represent the martial arts in the United Nations. He did countless selfless things for all people in martial arts.

"Watch out! We Gotta Badass over here! Neil Degrasse Tyson in 1980 in Austin, TX after enrolling at The University of Texas. Ooooh that BRAIN!

Neil deGrasse Tyson, 1980. Genius and astrophysicist. Looking badass.

Wesley Anthony Brown (April 1927 – May was the first African American graduate of the U. Naval Academy (USNA), in Annapolis, Maryland. He served in the Korean War and the Vietnam War and served in the U. Navy from May until June Today In Black History, Black History Month, Mr Brown, Naval Academy, History Facts, Nasa History, History Quotes, African Diaspora, Man United

Wesley Brown -- Endured intense racial hazing to become the first black graduate of the United States Naval Academy,

Read "Sisters in the Struggle African American Women in the Civil Rights-Black Power Movement" by available from Rakuten Kobo. Women were at the forefront of the civil rights struggle, but their indvidiual stories were rarely heard. Black Power, Black History Books, Black History Month, Black Books, Black Movement, African American Books, American Literature, Classic Literature, Brave

Sisters in the struggle : African American women in the civil rights-black power movement - edited by Bettye Collier