Sarah Rector--By the age of 10, she became the richest Black child in America. She received a land grant from the Creek Nation as part of reparations. Soon after, oil was discovered on her property. By 1912, the revenue from this oil was $371,000 per year (roughly $6.5 million today). Despite various attempts to steal her land and fortune, Sarah resisted. She went on to attend Tuskegee University and eventually settled in Kansas City, Missouri where her mansion still stands.

Birth Affidavit of Sarah Rector & Photo of Sarah as young girl Her name was Sarah Rector. She was a young black girl born in Indian Terri.

harlem, 1970s

Harlem, New York City in the Fashion styles of hot pants, knee high boots, women's knit top sweater, men's checkered suit and afro hair styles. Can't get any better than this.

The state of California was named after the mythical Black Queen Califia. According to the story, California was an island where only Black women lived. The women were the most powerful women in the world. When Cortez arrived in California, searching for this mythical queen, her influence on him was so severe, he paid tribute to this powerful Black Woman Queen Califia by naming the state after her. California literally means, “the land where Black women live."

☥ The state of California was named after the mythical Black Queen Califia. According to the story, California was an island where only Black women lived. When Cortez arrived in California, searching for this mythical queen, her influence on him was so po

"I am at once a physician, a citizen and a woman, and I am not willing to stand aside and allow this concept of expendable human lives to turn this great land of ours into just another exclusive reservation where only the perfect, the privileged and the planned have the right to live". - Dr. Mildred Jefferson (1926-2010) The first black woman to graduate from Harvard Medical School

Dr Mildred Jefferson The first black privileged and the planned have the right to live to graduate from Harvard Medical School

pinkcookiedimples: “ slydeany: “ ibepostn: “ ” Celebrate Black History Month… ” Repost ” And this ain’t even all. We amazin ✨ ”

African American cowboys

Contrary to Hollywood, black slaves were America’s cowboys. The word cowboy, originally had nothing to do w-roping cattle & hell-raising in the high plains. The word 'cowboy' grew out of social customs that did not allow black males to be addressed as

Elegant African American Couple, 1910.

Unidentified couple, ca. Hoole Special Collections Library at The University of Alabama. See online genealogical resource, AfriGeneas to search for African-American family history.

The Rules Huey P. Newton and the Black Panther Party: a picture story

The Rules Huey P. Newton and the Black Panther Party: this is the real black panther party that white history won't tell you about

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