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This board consists of photos, artwork and other miscellaneous products and gifts that feature or were inspired by Black History.

This historical montage by Wishum Gregory feautres the first African-American first lady in the history of the United States of America. Michelle Obama always looks so classy to me.

Stolen History: The R.H. Boyd Monument is Missing! And to think they may have stolen and destroyed this monument just to sell it as scrap metal. SMH...click through to the article to learn more...

MLK, Jr., with his father MLK, Sr., and his son MLK III, taken in Atlanta, Georgia, 1963.

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A a member of The Black Panther Party for Self Defense feeds his son at a Free Huey rally on February 17, 1968.

This African-American Motivational Poster is entitled Vision and features Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the Freedom March in Washington, D.C. in 1963. It's a member of our African-American Motivational Poster Collection!

Patricia Roberts Harris, this Illinois native and alum of Howard University accomplished much during her lifetime. She served as Delta Sigma Theta Sorority's first Executive Director, Dean of Howard University's School of Law, was the first African-American woman to hold the rank of ambassador (Luxembourg), was the first African-American woman to direct a federal department (Secretary of Housing and Urban Development ) and the first African-American woman to be on a US Presedential Cabinet.

Front row: Bill Russell, Muhammad Ali, Jim Brown, and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (formerly Lew Alcindor). Back row: Mayor Carl Stokes, Walter Beach, Bobby Mitchell, Sid Williams, Curtis McClinton, Willie Davis, Jim Shorter and John Wooten. This photo was taken in Cleveland, Ohio in 1967 and was a group of athletes that met to support Muhammad Ali's decision to not go fight in the Vietnam War after being drafted.

  • Rick Stanley

    He should have went to prison.

  • William Jackson

    His faith was paramount in his stance. I don't see any difference than when that punk-ass Mitt Romney used his Mormon faith to avoid going to Vietnam.

  • Rick Stanley

    Neither do I. They were both cowards and their faith had absolutely nothing to do with it. They merely used it as a crutch instead of just standing up and admitting the truth....they were cowards. Since when is someone that worships Islam adverse to killing. They are all murdering cowards.

  • Iris Ahmad

    One of the worst wars in History!!

  • Rick Stanley

    Were you there? I was!

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I like this painting of Harriet Tubman by Thomas Blackshear. It is featured in his 2013 Black History Calendar along with images of other African American leaders, legends and icons!

"Thinker 2" by Michael Eaton. This is a larger version of the original and now features Malcolm X, Martin Luther King, Nelson Mandela, Bob Marley and Barack Obama.

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A photo of a young Mary McLeod Bethune from the Robert Langmuir African-American Collection at Emory University.

This art print is entitled "Great African American Women" by Wishum Gregory! How many of them can you name? A great historical and motivational piece!

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  • Kelsey Richards

    Ugh why is Michelle Obama front and center... -.-

  • Jana Gilliard

    Tell me one thing Michelle has done to be with these others. Oh, I get it. She is great because she's black?

  • Ted Freeman

    No she got got lucky and married the right puppet. You should put most NBA players wives up there as well

  • Jeremy Wicked

    Well, of COURSE the Queen of the Socialist Republic of Oblamaland is front and center. Do NOT invite their wrath!!

"Freedom Riders" by Kolongi Brathwaite. Love this art print! Included in this art print are the following African American history makers and icons: Tupac Shakur, Harriet Tubman, Martin Luther King, Coretta King, Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Malcolm X, Betty Shabazz, Huey Newton, Bob Marley, Nelson Mandela and Muhammad Ali.

Freedom Riders by Kolongi Brahwaite

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  • studio sherard

    It's a beautiful piece! A few years ago I bought a little print of it on 125th Street. An unending source of inspiration, it's nice to be able to finally discover the name of the artist.....Bravo, Kolongi Brathwaite!

  • Stephon Cleghorn

    Portrays history to the fullest

  • Wilma Morton

    All the greats...love it!

Rev. Fred L. Shuttlesworth standing in front of his home. This picture was taken after his home was bombed by the Klu Klux Klan.