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Voodoo Queen Marie Laveau.

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he beginning of the great migration

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The Making of REBEL: The Story of Loreta Velázquez, Civil War Soldier and Spy

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Puerto Rico in the 1940's Boricuas take out government loans to work the land.

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Honoring Our Puerto Rican Veterans Thank you!

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Honoring Our Puerto Rican Veterans Thank you!

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Portrait of Julia Tuttle: Miami, Florida Date: ca. 1890 General Note: A landowner and developer, Tuttle bought a square mile of land at the mouth of the Miami River, more than half of which she donated to induce others to settle there. She is credited with having prompted Henry M. Flagler to consider extending the Florida East Coast Railway to Miami. She was inducted into the Florida Women's Hall of Fame in 1984.

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Las Mujeres De la Revolucion Mexicana.

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Frank G. Carpenter, Eskimo Medicine Man, Alaska, Exorcising Evil Spirits from a Sick Boy/Working to beat the devil, Nushagak, Alaska, ca. 1895.

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Yolanda Montes "Tongolele" January 3, 1932, Spokane, Washington) is an exotic dancer and actress of the Cinema of Mexico. In Mexico she is considered the principal exotic dancer along Kalantán, Bongala and Su Muy Key.

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Overseer and sharecroppers, Knoxville, 1910

Emory acquires vast African American photo collection

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Young Lords Party members, 1970

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Emma Tenayuca led a strike by pecan shellers in 1938, when she was 21. The strike lasted three months, and the number of strikers and supporters reached 12,000. Photo: Institute Of Texan Cultures

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Emma Tenayuca(1916–1999) Labor Organizer As a student, Tenayuca realized her life of poverty as a Latina differed greatly from the living conditions of Americans described in her schoolbooks. As a labor organizer, she improve the opportunities of poor people, especially Latinos. She worked to end unfair child labor practices. She is best known for her fiery speeches and union organizing work which began in a successful 1934 strike on behalf of pecan shellers in a Texas food processing ...

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A feminist symbol of the Mexican Revolution, La Adelita was the name of a woman soldier, a soldadera, who followed the troops, helped set up camp, and cooked for the soldiers

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Brown Berets, Marcha de Reconquista, Sacramento 1971.

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Prejudice: Dorothy Counts is sneered at by a wholly-white audience as she enrolls to start her schooling at Harding High School (Original picture by Don Sturkey, September 4, 1957)

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On this César Estrada Chávez Day, let us remember that it was not just César Estrada Chávez fighting alone. With him, stood Dolores Clara Fernandez Huerta. She deserves as much recognition as he does.

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Malcom X. Mohamed Ali.

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W. E. B. Du Bois Cutting the Birthday Cake for his 95th Birthday in Ghana, 1963

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The Mexican Revolution was characterized by several socialist, liberal, anarchist, populist, and agrarian movements. These women were soldiers of the Revolution.

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In 1967, Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer Jock Semple went after Switzer shouting, “Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers.”

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  • Chris Knutson-Shubert
    Chris Knutson-Shubert

    nice.....Hope his wife kicked him when he got home.....

  • Martina Anderson
    Martina Anderson

    if that man could keep a wife errr

Senhora Escravos being carried by her slaves, São Paulo, Brazil, ca. 1860

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Brazilian Princess Leopoldina and Isabel (seated), 1855.

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Suma Tharu, a 16-year-old student who escaped from indentured servitude in Nepal,

Women in the World Photo Highlights

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