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Uh...Black...no, Colored...no, Afro-American...no, African-American...no, Negro.....NO: HEBREW ISRAELITE (one of the 12 tribes of the Nation of Israel - not to be mistaken for those occupying the State of Israel)!!! #ImReppinJudah #NameYourTribe

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1. Positively Perfect Dolls — United States Created by Lisa Williams, a former college professor who is now the chief executive officer of World of Enterta10 African Themed Dolls From Around the World That Promote Black Girls’ Self Esteem

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Carl Maxie Brashear was the first African American to become a U.S. Navy Master Diver, rising to the position in 1970. Service/branch United States Navy Years of service 1948-1979

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Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee, sister of Diana Ross of The Supremes, became the first African American to be appointed dean of a predominantly white medical school in the United States. In 1993, Ross-Lee became the first African American woman dean of a United States medical school. She remained dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine of Ohio University until 2001.

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The 1733 slave insurrection on St. John in the Danish West Indies, (now St. John, United States Virgin Islands) started on November 23, 1733 when African slaves from Akwamu revolted against the owners and managers of the island’s plantations. The slave rebellion was one of the earliest and longest slave revolts in the Americas. The Akwamu slaves captured the fort in Coral Bay and took control of most of the island, intending to resume crop production under their own control and use other…

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Patrica R. Harris was the first African American woman to serve as a United States Ambassador, representing the U.S. in Luxembourg under President Lyndon B. Johnson, and the first to enter the line of succession to the Presidency.

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from Black Art Depot Today

The 1st Black Nurse: Susie King Taylor

Susie King Taylor: first African American army nurse; the only African American woman to publish a memoir of her wartime experiences; also the first African American to teach openly in a school for former slaves in Georgia.

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