Jackie Ormes was the first black American female cartoonist. Ormes' cartoon characters—Torchy Brown, Candy, Patty-Jo & Ginger—delighted readers of black American newspapers such as the Chicago Defender and Pittsburgh Courier between
In honor of the brilliant inventors in our history. George Washington Carver and Henry Ford were close friends. Ford had an elevator installed in Carver’s dormitory at Tuskegee so Carver could get to his laboratory more easily in his later years.
The Muse brothers were born in Roanoke, Virginia during the end of the In the pair was kidnapped by bounty hunters working for an unknown sideshow promoter. They were seen as an extremely lucrative attraction, as they were black albinos.