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Eliza Bryant, child of slaves, was active in welcoming African Americans to the Cleveland area. She realized that many elderly Black people had no help - many had lost their families during slavery, and segregated nursing homes would not serve them. In the 1890's, Bryant recruited two other women, began the work of establishing a home for elderly Black people. Today it still serves. http://www.elizabryant.org/history.aspx

Eliza Bryant, child of slaves, was active in welcoming African Americans to the Cleveland area. She realized that many elderly Black people had no help - many had lost their families during slavery, and segregated nursing homes would not serve them. In the 1890's, Bryant recruited two other women, began the work of establishing a home for elderly Black people. Today it still serves. http://www.elizabryant.org/history.aspx

1. James Augustine Healy (1830-1900) -Though not as documented as his brothers, James did found the Healy legacy of achievement.  He graduated from the College of the Holy Cross in 1849.  In 1875, Healy became the first African-American Roman Catholic bishop, as he was installed as Bishop of Portland, Maine.   James oversaw the establishment of 60 new churches, 68 missions, 18 convents and 18 schools

1. James Augustine Healy (1830-1900) -Though not as documented as his brothers, James did found the Healy legacy of achievement. He graduated from the College of the Holy Cross in 1849. In 1875, Healy became the first African-American Roman Catholic bishop, as he was installed as Bishop of Portland, Maine. James oversaw the establishment of 60 new churches, 68 missions, 18 convents and 18 schools

Anderson Ruffin Abbott was the first black licensed as a physician in Canada. As a renowned surgeon, he cared for dying President Abraham Lincoln. Abbott was born on April 7th, 1837 in Toronto. His family leftAnderson Ruffin Abbott was the first black licensed as a physician in Canada. As a renowned surgeon, he cared for dying President Abraham Lincoln. Abbott was born on April 7th, 1837 in Toronto. His family left Alabama as free people of color after their store had been ransacked. After…

Anderson Ruffin Abbott was the first black licensed as a physician in Canada. As a renowned surgeon, he cared for dying President Abraham Lincoln. Abbott was born on April 7th, 1837 in Toronto. His family leftAnderson Ruffin Abbott was the first black licensed as a physician in Canada. As a renowned surgeon, he cared for dying President Abraham Lincoln. Abbott was born on April 7th, 1837 in Toronto. His family left Alabama as free people of color after their store had been ransacked. After…

Nancy Green "Aunt Jemima" The original Aunt Jemima Nancy Green was born into slavery on a plantation in 1834. She was discovered at age 59 in 1893. She was "the real Aunt Jemima" until her death in 1923 when she was struck and killed by a car in downtown Chicago Ill.

Nancy Green "Aunt Jemima" The original Aunt Jemima Nancy Green was born into slavery on a plantation in 1834. She was discovered at age 59 in 1893. She was "the real Aunt Jemima" until her death in 1923 when she was struck and killed by a car in downtown Chicago Ill.

Seven African American teens walking the steps to a school, while the white students are watching on during the demonstration regarding school integration. 1956.

Seven African American teens walking the steps to a school, while the white students are watching on during the demonstration regarding school integration. 1956.

Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson - She is the first African American Woman to earn a Doctorate in Theoretical Physics.  Currently, she is the president of Rensselear Polytechnic Institute.

Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson - She is the first African American Woman to earn a Doctorate in Theoretical Physics. Currently, she is the president of Rensselear Polytechnic Institute.

Clara Lemlich led the Uprising of N.Y. garment workers. "I am a working girl, one of those striking against intolerable conditions," she told the crowd. "And I have no further patience for talk." 700 of the women she led on the strike were arrested, 19 were sentenced to labor camps. The next year a fire in her workplace, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory, killed 146 workers: steel doors had been bolted shut to prevent workers from going on breaks. She lived to be 96.

Clara Lemlich led the Uprising of N.Y. garment workers. "I am a working girl, one of those striking against intolerable conditions," she told the crowd. "And I have no further patience for talk." 700 of the women she led on the strike were arrested, 19 were sentenced to labor camps. The next year a fire in her workplace, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory, killed 146 workers: steel doors had been bolted shut to prevent workers from going on breaks. She lived to be 96.

Dr. Martha Euphemia Rosalie Lofton Haynes was the first African-American female Mathematician. Her father was a dentist and investor, and her mother was active in the Catholic Church. She preferred to be called Euphemia rather than Martha, and received her B.A in Mathematics from Smith College. She minored in psychology. She received her masters degree in education from the University of Chicago and her Ph.D in mathematics from The Catholic University in Washington, in 1943 becoming the f...

Dr. Martha Euphemia Rosalie Lofton Haynes was the first African-American female Mathematician. Her father was a dentist and investor, and her mother was active in the Catholic Church. She preferred to be called Euphemia rather than Martha, and received her B.A in Mathematics from Smith College. She minored in psychology. She received her masters degree in education from the University of Chicago and her Ph.D in mathematics from The Catholic University in Washington, in 1943 becoming the f...

Annie Elizabeth Delany -1891-1995 was an American dentist and civil rights pioneer who was the subject, along with her elder sister Sarah "Sadie" Delany, of the New York Times bestselling oral history "Having Our Say"

Annie Elizabeth Delany -1891-1995 was an American dentist and civil rights pioneer who was the subject, along with her elder sister Sarah "Sadie" Delany, of the New York Times bestselling oral history "Having Our Say"

Pan African evolution unification of Africans all around the world with one objective is to bring down our oppressor

Pan African evolution unification of Africans all around the world with one objective is to bring down our oppressor

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