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Black Inventors; Black History

Black Inventors; Black History

The original territory of the Five "Civilized" Tribes that were forced to move to "Indian Territory" (now known as Oklahoma), along with many other tribes. The Cherokees, Creeks, Choctaws, Chickasaws and Seminoles. Cherokee History, Native American Cherokee, Native American Tribes, Native American History, Choctaw Indian, Indian Tribes, Native Indian, Mestizo, Five Civilized Tribes

The original territory of the Five 'Civilized' Tribes* that were forced to move to 'Indian Territory' (now known as Oklahoma). *Cherokee, Creek, Choctaw, Chickasaw and Seminole.

Kathleen Cleaver, Esq., former Black Panther. She was the 1st female member of the Black Panther Party's decision making body. She was also the wife of Eldridge Cleaver (R.I.P.) and currently serves as a Senior Lecturer at Yale University.

Kathleen Cleaver, Esq., former Black Panther. She was the 1st female member of the Black Panther Party's decision making body. She was also the wife of Eldridge Cleaver and served as a Senior Lecturer at Yale University.

Kim Hamilton (Sept. 12, 1932 – Sept. 16, 2013) was an African American actress who appeared onstage, in films and on television and was the wife (1997 - 2000) of the late actor Werner Klemperer — Col. Klink on “Hogan’s Heroes.” Hamilton portrayed Helen Robinson in 1962's To Kill a Mockingbird. Her long career on TV began as Andy's girlfriend on Amos 'n' Andy. She had roles on The Twilight Zone, Days of Our Lives, All in the Family & many mor... Black History Facts, Black History Month, Werner Klemperer, Black Actresses, Black Actors, Classic Actresses, Women In History, African American History, Vintage Black Glamour

was an African American actress who appeared onstage, in films and on television and was the wife of the late actor Werner Klemperer — Col. Klink on “Hogan’s Heroes” — at a time when mixed marriages were uncom

101 years before Rosa Parks and Claudette Colvin, an African American woman named Elizabeth Jennings refused to be removed from a New York City trolley. Her case in the Brooklyn Circuit Court led to the desegregation of all NYC trolley lines. Her attorney? Future president Chester A. Arthur Women In History, African American History, World History, African American Inventors, Black History Facts, Black History Month, Elizabeth Jennings, African American Women, African Americans

101 years before Rosa Parks and Claudette Colvin, Elizabeth Jennings refused to be removed from a NYC trolley. Her case in the Brooklyn Circuit Court led to the desegregation of all NYC trolley lines. Her attorney? Future president Chester A.

Ed Bradley (June 22, 1941 - November 9, 2006) American (best known for 26 years of award-winning work on 60 Minutes). During his career he covered the fall of Saigon, was the 1st Black TV correspondent to cover the White House, and anchored CBS Sunday Night with Ed Bradley). Black History Facts, Black History Month, Black Tv, African American Men, African Diaspora, African History, Black Power, Black People, My Black Is Beautiful

Ed Bradley (June 1941 - November American (best known for 26 years of award-winning work on 60 Minutes). During his career he covered the fall of Saigon, was the Black TV correspondent to cover the White House, and anchored CBS Sunday Nig

George Washington Carver & Henry Ford were close friends. Ford had an elevator installed in Carver’s dormitory at Tuskegee so that Carver could get to his laboratory more easily in his later years Amazing Gadgets, Clever Gadgets, George Washington Carver, Technology Gadgets, Tech Gadgets, Dormitory, Henry Ford, Close Friends, Inventors

George Washington Carver & Henry Ford were close friends. Ford had an elevator installed in Carver’s dormitory at Tuskegee so that Carver could get to his laboratory more easily in his later years

Women of Library History - Regina Andrews Women In History, Black History, Black People, Experimental Theatre, Countee Cullen, African Americans, African American Women, Native American, Langston Hughes

Harlem Renaissance Librarian: The Biography of Regina Anderson Andrews the first African American Supervising Librarian in the New York Public Library system. One of my personal inspirations.

Julie Dash directed Daughters of the Dust, which in 1991 became the first full-length film with general theatrical release in the U.S. by an African American woman. In 2004, Daughters of the Dust was included in the National Film Registry. Women In History, Black History, African History, Black Actors, African American Women, African Americans, History Facts, Black People, Black Women

Julie Dash directed Daughters of the Dust, which in 1991 became the first full-length film with general theatrical release in the U. by an African American woman. In Daughters of the Dust was included in the National Film Registry.

Angela Davis and sister Fania Davis Jordan then and now✔️ Angela Davis, Black Panther Party, Civil Rights, Beautiful Beautiful, Beautiful Black Women, Afro, African American Women, African Americans, Black History Month

Smith Smith Hobbs -- *check out Fania's hair -- Angela Davis and her sister Fania Davis Jordan - then and now at the 2013 premiere for the movie Free Angela!

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