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Check out http://decarava.org!  The Sherry and Roy DeCarava Archives holds and maintains the work and estate of Roy DeCarava  -   Marchers Talking.  1963

The Sherry and Roy DeCarava Archives holds and maintains the work and estate of Roy DeCarava

Mary Ann Shadd Cary, born in Wilmington, Delaware, the eldest of 13 children of free Negro (as African Americans were known then) parents became a role model for women in education and law. After receiving an education from Pennsylvania Quakers, Cary devoted the first part of her life to abolition, working with fugitive slaves, and becoming the first African American woman in North America to edit a weekly newspaper

Mary Ann Shadd-Cary was born on October She was an American-Canadian African anti-slavery activist, journalist, publisher, teacher and lawyer. She was the first black woman publisher in North America and the first woman publisher in Canada.

Eliza Bryant was active in the movement to welcome & assist African Americans to the Cleveland area, particularly those moving from the southern states. Through this work she learned of the special needs of elderly blacks left alone due to slavery. Existing facilities denied access to African Americans & so, Bryant, with the aid of 2 other women, began the work of establishing a home for aged blacks around 1893. 4 years later it opened, & remains so today - http://www.elizabryant.org/

with ・・・ After learning of the special needs of elderly Blacks left alone due to slavery, Eliza Bryant established the first nursing home for Blacks who were.

Thelma.  The eternally beautiful Bern Nadette Stanis from the classic 70's sitcom "Good Times".

BernNadette Stanis, 1974

Famous African American Photographers | Martin Luther King - Photo

I just want to take out the time to say Happy B-day to the late Martin Luther King Jr.This is one of my favorite MLK quotes:

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