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    Rhianna Ellington textiles collaboration with Ellie macdonald embroidery #elliemacs #rhiannaellington Rhianna Estes

    Be a head turner in this sleeveless color block maxi dress. A round bright green neckline extends to a linear accent on the front and back bodice, and then complimented with orange side panels.

    .African Inspired Haute Couture sheath ~Latest African Fashion, African Prints, African fashion styles, African clothing, Nigerian style, Ghanaian fashion, African women dresses, African Bags

    L’effet papier-peint exotique continue d’inspirer la mode et le textile…

    The 3rd largest city in the USA was founded by a Black man. Jean Baptiste Pointe du Sable was first settler in Chicago, arriving from Europe in 1770s. He married a Native Potawatomi Indian woman (Kittahawa) & founded first trading post in area. The Town of Chicago was organized with a population of 350, August 1833. Born in Saint-Marc, Saint-Domingue (now Haiti), he built the first permanent settlement at the mouth of the river just east of present Michigan Avenue Bridge on the north bank.

    Poet, Phyllis Wheatley, born 1753 in Boston MA. First African American woman to be published

    When Revlon released its fragrance Charlie in 1973, the ad campaigns featured models Shelley Hack, Charlie Stember, and, notably, Naomi Sims, making Sims the first African American woman in history to be featured in a cosmetic company's advertising.

    Jewel S. LaFontant-MANkarious (1922-1997), A.B. Oberlin 1943, '79 hon., trustee 1981-86. She was the first African American woman to serve as assistant U.S. attorney and the first African American woman to argue a case before the U.S. Supreme Court.

    Althea Gibson broke the color barrier to become the first African American woman to compete on the world tennis tour

    NON waistcoat 100% finest merino wool fabric model Malwina Garstka Modelplus Photographed by Kasia Bielska thisisnon.com

    A Woman's War by Captain Gail Harris - Navy's First African American Female Intelligence Officer awe.sm/o4ndt

    dandridgelove: Dorothy Dandridge, Joyce Bryant, Lena Horne, and Diahann Carroll are legendary women who continue to inspire and captivate generation after generation with their magnificent beauty and talents!

    Pauli Murray, civil rights lawyer and Episcopal priest, was born in 1910. She became the first African American person to earn a doctorate at Yale Law School in 1965. Murray also co-founded the National Organization for Women. In 1977, Murray made history again when she became ordained as an Episcopal priest.

    NON dress 100% finest merino wool fabric model Malwina Garstka Modelplus Photographed by Kasia Bielska thisisnon.com

    Alexis Levi First African-American Woman to own a Men's Professional Basketball Team. Alexis holds the titles of CEO and General Manager. She is a Consultant to Sports Professionals and Sports Management Groups; Sports Agent; and 2008 Ebony Magazine Top 150 Most Influential African Americans.

    U.S. Marshals escorting the brave Ruby Bridges. One of the first African Americans to attend a white school.

    Stephanie Diana Wilson (born September 27, 1966 in Boston, Massachusetts) is an American engineer and a NASA astronaut. She flew on her first mission in space on board the Space Shuttle mission STS-121, and is the second African American woman to go into space, after Mae Jemison.

    Zakiya Randall ("Z").......the youngest and First African American Female Golfer to win first place in US Womens Open Qualifier

    Dorthy Dandridge. pantsuit/halter but look at that golden arm clasp. arm clasp.

    Dorthy Dandridge. pantsuit/halter but look at that golden arm clasp. arm clasp.

    // A.W.A.K.E. | Spring 2016

    17 of History’s Most Rebellious Women | Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu has been the foremost leader in the effort to democratize the Southeast Asian nation as well as a courageous advocate for human rights and peaceful revolution. She spent 15 years under house arrest when the government refused to cede power to her after her party was elected. (Alison Wright—Corbis)

    Joan Higginbotham is the third African American woman to go in space

    Black Crane Pleats Dress in Marine | Oroboro Store

    Imani Crop Top and Wide-Leg Pant Set ~African fashion,

    Bright Baby loves birds llustration by Johanna Burai Kids Illustrations #BrightBaby www.bright-baby.com

    ~African fashion, Ankara, kitenge, African women dresses, African prints, African men's fashion, Nigerian style, Ghanaian fashion ~DKK

    ♡Nice Waxprint Dress

    ♡Nice Waxprint Dress