This board consists of photos, artwork and other miscellaneous products and gifts that feature or were inspired by Black History.
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.
This is a photo of Queen Quet, she is the first elected Chieftess and Head-of-State for the Gullah/Geechee Nation.
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.
"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.
And to think that this is what it took to integrate the school system? I don't know if I could have jeapordized my 6 year old's life like that. 3 federal agent's and all but I would have needed to be there with my own firearm to be able to make it through the day without being a nervous wreck.