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The National Museum of African American History and Culture

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.

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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.

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John Hope Hope Family was an important African American educator and race leader of the early twentieth century. In 1906 he became the first black president of Morehouse College—the alma mater of Martin Luther King Jr.—in Atlanta. Twenty-three years later, in 1929, Hope went on to become the first ...John Hope Hope Family was an important African American educator and race leader of the early twentieth century. In 1906 he became the first black president of Morehouse College—the alma…

On April 7, 1940, Booker T. Washington became the first African American to be honored on a U.S. postage stamp.

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African American History | African-American History-Famous Authors: Langston Hughes ...

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Dr. Condoleezza Rice, PhD, political scientist, pianist, professor and diplomat. She was the 1st African American woman, the 2nd African American and the 2nd woman to serve as United States Secretary of State. She was the 1st woman to serve as National Security Advisor. She has been criticized for her connection to George W. Bush, WMD/Iraq War, her conservative views and lack of engagement with the Black community. She is currently a Stanford University professor & Hoover Institute sr…

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