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Famous Black Women Entrepreneurs --The African American Heritage told By Gramps James

Famous African American Women | Famous Black Women Entrepreneurs --The African American Heritage told ...

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Famous African American Inventors | Dr. Benjamin Carson separated the famous Siamese twins in 1987, http ...

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Josephine Baker was the first African American female to star in a motion picture, to integrate an American concert hall, and to become a world-famous entertainer. Not only was Josephine beautiful, but she brought incredible amounts of change to the US for African Americans. After growing up being abused by her white female employer, Josephine went to to live as a child of the streets, using street performances to support herself. She soon became the “highest paid chorus girl in…

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Gilbert “Gil” Scott-Heron (April 1, 1949 – May 27, 2011) was an American soul and jazz poet, musician, and author, known primarily for his work as a spoken word performer in the 1970s and ’80s. The influential poet and musician is often credited with being one of the progenitors of hip-hop, and is b...Gilbert “Gil” Scott-Heron (April 1, 1949 – May 27, 2011) was an American soul and jazz poet, musician, and author, known primarily for his work as a spoken word performer in the 1970s and ’80s…

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Coretta Scott King, Baby Daughter Yolanda King, 1958

Coretta Scott King and her daughter, Yolanda, photographed by Moneta Sleet for EBONY in 1958. Moneta Sleet was the Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer who took the famous shot of Mrs. King with her daughter Bernice at Dr. King’s funeral in 1968.

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We've lost one of the greats. RIP, Ms. Ifill

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