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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

Celebrate International Women's Day with these 30 empowering quotes from trailblazing women who aren't afraid to dare:

35 Empowering Feminist Quotes from Inspiring Women

Celebrate International Women's Day with these 30 empowering quotes from trailblazing women who aren't afraid to dare:

LOL.....oh for curves to be in again. Times have changed.

LOL.....oh for curves to be in again. Times have changed.

The Grimke Sisters were some of the first women to publicly act in American social reform movements. While many revolutionaries were raised by progressive parents who taught them to question the way things are, Angelina and Sarah Grimke were the opposite. Their father, the chief judge of the Supreme Court of South Carolina was a strong proponent both of slavery and of the subordination of women.

The Grimke Sisters were some of the first women to publicly act in American social reform movements. While many revolutionaries were raised by progressive parents who taught them to question the way things are, Angelina and Sarah Grimke were the opposite. Their father, the chief judge of the Supreme Court of South Carolina was a strong proponent both of slavery and of the subordination of women.

Sister Rosetta Tharpe (March 20, 1915 – October 9, 1973) was an American singer, songwriter, guitarist and recording artist. A pioneer of 20th-century music, Tharpe attained great popularity in the 1930s and 1940s with her gospel recordings that were a mixture of spiritual lyrics and early rock and roll accompaniment. As the first recording artist to impact the music charts with spiritual recordings, Tharpe became the first superstar of gospel music and became known as "the original soul…

Sister Rosetta Tharpe (March 20, 1915 – October 9, 1973) was an American singer, songwriter, guitarist and recording artist. A pioneer of 20th-century music, Tharpe attained great popularity in the 1930s and 1940s with her gospel recordings that were a mixture of spiritual lyrics and early rock and roll accompaniment. As the first recording artist to impact the music charts with spiritual recordings, Tharpe became the first superstar of gospel music and became known as "the original soul…

A worker on the Underground Railroad, Tubman made 13 trips to the South, helping to free over 70 people. Description from teachtoefl.wordpress.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

A worker on the Underground Railroad, Tubman made 13 trips to the South, helping to free over 70 people. Description from teachtoefl.wordpress.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Lucy Ann Stanton  First Black Woman to  receive a college degree.

Lucy Ann Stanton First Black Woman to receive a college degree.

Shirley Chisholm was the first African American female member of Congress, then first African American candidate for President.

About Their Business: 7 Black Female Politicians Who Made History

Shirley Chisholm was the first African American female member of Congress, then first African American candidate for President.

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.

Stowage of the British Slave Ship "Brookes" under the Regulated Slave Trade

Stowage of the British Slave Ship "Brookes" under the Regulated Slave Trade

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