First Lady Michelle Obama wipes away tears as she listens to her husband President Barack Obama speak at the dedication ceremony for the National Museum of African American History and Culture, 9/24/16. S&G
An Infographic illustrating the African slave trade in American history. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “African American Slave Trade: Ships & Records for Genealogy.” http://blog.genealogybank.com/african-american-slave-trade-ships-records-for-genealogy.html
Lamar Smith was a 63-year-old black farmer and a World War I veteran. He was also a member of the Regional Counsel of Negro Leadership and a voting rights activist. Smith was born in 1892 but very little is known about his childhood. Smith voted and he worked hard to help get other blacks out …Never Forget Civil Rights Martyr Lamar Smith's Story
Walter S. McAfee (September 2, 1914 - February 18, 1995) was an African American scientist and astronomer, notable for participating in the world's first first lunar radar echo experiments with Project Diana. McAfee was born in Ore City, Texas in Upshur County, as one of nine children. His parents grew up on a farm and his dad was a CME minister.
The National Museum of African American History and Culture - STATUE OF CLARA BROWN After Brown was freed from slavery, she moved to Colorado, where she became an important community leader, helping other former slaves to settle there. The slave cabin to the right, from about 1853, had been on Edisto Island in South Carolina.