The great abolitionist Frederick Douglass and his grandson Joseph. Photo: Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture
Ever heard of Yasuke, the only Black Samurai ever recorded in written history?…
Bayard Rustin, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the civil rights movement
First African American in the U.S. Space Program
Danielle "Black Barbie" Revlon died of aids 1999 was a highly noted Alvin Ailey dancer and was a great Broadway singer
Dr. Alexa Irene Canady became the first African American female to become a neurosurgeon in the United States.
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Born in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad in 1920, the late singer/pianist Hazel Scott (photo circa 1949) is the originator of the quote: "Any woman who has a great deal to offer the world is in trouble. And if she's a black woman, she's in deep trouble."