Madame Walker: Born Sarah Breedlove on December 23,1867 on a LA plantation,a daughter of former slaves (who was orphaned at age seven and worked in the cotton fields as a child) transformed herself from farm laborer and laundress into one of he 20th century's most successful, self-made entrepreneurs.Walker made most of her fortune between 1911 and 1917 making Madam C.J. Walker the 1st Afri. Amer. woman to become a millionaire. She lived in a mansion near the Rockefellers. Biddy Craft
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The African-American Suffragists History Forgot
Suffragette chronicles the struggle for the vote in Britain. It also brings to mind our own suffrage story.
15 People Who Will Inspire You
Sometimes life can be a bummer. But the best way to get yourself out of a funk is to think about the people who inspire you most, and remember how they never take "no" for an answer. Get yourself back on the right track by checking out this group of incredible leaders and for more inspiration, check out the Wendy's Motivational Chicken.
Isabel Sanford (1917-2004) - Find A Grave...
Actress. She is best remembered for her role as Louise Weezy Jefferson on the CBS television sitcoms All in the Family, that ran from 1971 until 1975, and The Jeffersons, from 1975 until 1985.
Women factory workers-WW2
From December 1941 all women aged 18 to 50, except those exempted, were required to do National Service. They could either join one the uniformed women's services,or seek work in a factory.The contribution made by the women factory workers must be among the most neglected aspect of WW2.The factories were the target of enemy bombers & their homes were near those factories.They worked long hours, spent nights in air raid shelters & survived under food and fuel rationing conditions.
Nigerian Prodigy Becomes A Doctor At 21
So much has happened in her life that you would not believe she is just 26 years old. Hers is synonymous with innovation, success and excellence. It
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The first woman ever admitted to Harvard Med School. Truly inspiring. “ A Filipina woman named Fe del Mundo received an offer from the president of the Philippines for a full scholarship to attend any...
Lady Sarah Forbes Bonetta Davies (photographed by Camille Silvy, 1862) She was born into a royal West African dynasty, and was orphaned in 1848, when she was around five years old, when her parents were killed in a slave-hunting war. In 1850, Sarah was taken to England and presented to Queen Victoria as a “gift” from the King of Dahomey. She became the queen’s goddaughter and a celebrity known for her extraordinary intelligence.
Vivian Gordon Harsh 1890-1960 was the 1st African American librarian in Chicago Public Library system -a significant contributor to Chicago's Black Renaissance. 1932 she was appointed head librarian of the George Cleveland Hall Branch, the city’s 1st library built in an African American community. During her career, Harsh developed a black history collection that would become a world-renowned resource for residents & scholars. Follow #Professionalimage
Lindblom to dedicate innovative classroom to legendary journalist
By Taylor Mullaney When Ethel Payne was a student at Lindblom High School in West Englewood nearly a century ago, she published exactly one article for her school’s newspaper. But, according to bio…
The Veterans Site Store - Shop To Help USA Veterans in Need
Shop and support USA veterans with every order! Shop patriotic clothing, jewelry, military branch apparel and merchandise. Your order funds meals for hungry and homeless veterans.
Famous French-American Figure Skaters Surya Bonaly - Ice Skating Legend Ice Skating Legend Surya Bonaly: French and European figure skating champion, Surya Bonaly, is remembered for her exotic and original ice skating costumes and for being the first female figure skater to attempt a quadruple jump.
Women On 20s asked the public to consider these 15 inspiring American influencers as candidates to replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill. 600,000 votes were cast and Harriet Tubman emerged as the people's choice.