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    Vintage African American Photos

    I am America. I am the part you won't recognize. But get used to me. Black, confident, cocky; my name, not yours; my religion, not yours; my goals, my own; get used to me. Muhammad Ali


    Vintage African American Photos

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    6 Medical Experiments on African-Americans You Never Knew About______ Radiation experiment subject Elmer Allen is comforted by her daughter.

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    Shirley Anita Chisholm - First African American woman in Congress and the first African American woman to run for President.

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    Texas Black Cowboys Of the estimated 35,000 cowboys that worked the ranches and rode the trails, between five and nine thousand or more was said to have been Black. They participated in almost all of the drives northward, and was assigned to every job except that of trail boss. One historian noted that there had been a few cattle drives where the entire crews were black except for the trail boss.

    Texas Black Cowboys

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    Black History, The playboy bunny costume was made by a black woman designer named Zelda Wynn Valdes!

    DAPLATANOS CLOUD NINE

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    Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture Social Awareness Posters »

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    DOROTHY DANDRIDGE Tshirt T shirt T-shirt DD African by Quor

    DOROTHY DANDRIDGE Tshirt T shirt T-shirt DD African by Quor

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    First African American Grandmaster Maurice Ashley

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    African americans and Egyptians lived in the Americas many thousands of years before Columbus ever came.... before cowboys and indians..

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    The 1910 Slocum Massacre: An Act of Genocide in East Texas. On July 29, 1910, citizens in the small, predominantly African American town of Slocum Texas were massacred. This was one of many successful, self sufficient African American communities subjected to an attack designed to maintain economic white supremacy. In each town, the incident that sparked the attack was relatively insignificant and often fabricated.

    The 1910 Slocum Massacre: An Act of Genocide in East Texas

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    Banished vividly recounts the forgotten history of racial cleansing in America when thousands of African Americas were driven from their homes communities by violent racist mobs in the late 19th early 20th centuries. In fear for their lives, black people left these towns never returned to reclaim their property. The film features black families determined to go to any length to reconstruct their families past gain some justice for their ancestors themselves.

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    Official Portrait 2015.

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    Little Known Black History Fact: The Fultz Quads were the worlds's first recorded African American identical quadruplets and was born May 23,1946 in REIDSVILLE, NC. Baby Formula company PET jumped on the opportunity to use these little baby girls as endorsements for their product. Interesting story with ultimately a sad ending for these four beauties.

    The Fultz Quads: And then there was one

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    Billie “Buckwheat” Thomas (1931-1980) African American child actor that played the character of Buckwheat in the Our Gang (Little Rascals) short films from 1934 until the series’ end in 1944. Although the character he played was often the subject of controversy in later years for containing elements of the “pickaninny” stereotype, Thomas always defended his work in the series, pointing out that Buckwheat and the rest of the black Our Gang kids were treated as equals to the white kids in the ...

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    Osborne Anderson was the only African American to Survive, among the five Black Men that accompanied John Brown on the raid on Harpers Ferry! In 1861 Anderson wrote A Voice From Harper’s Ferry. He believed that southern accounts were biased, he felt compelled to give an account of the event from the raiders’ perspective. Click & Listen to performance- Dr. David Anderson is Shields Green! WWW.BlackHistoryB... On iTunes www.AfricanAmeric... ---------------

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    Toddlers & Tiaras, 1941

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    Wendell Scott...African American trailblazer... #OLDSCHOOLNASCAR

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    First all African-American woman crew!

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    Althea Gibson broke the color barrier to become the first African American woman to compete on the world tennis tour

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    The Breeding of American Slaves: True Stories of American Slave Breeding and Slave Babies. The reproduction of slaves to increase the wealth of slaveholders by coerced sex, sexual relations between master and slave to produce slave children, and favoring female slaves who produced large number of children. The purpose of slave breeding was to produce new slaves without incurring the cost of purchase and after termination of the Atlantic slave trade. Slaves were viewed as subhuman chattel.

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    Malcolm X's daughter on Juneteenth: 'We're in denial of the African holocaust' Ilyasah Shabazz, daughter of civil rights activist, speaks at 17th century burial ground to remember the end of slavery in the US

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    Black Power - 1968 These two african americans paid a terrible price for this stance...for the rest of their lives...

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    Woman with her slave. The child is beautiful and her face is very expressive. 1850

    American Civil War

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    Portrait of American tennis legend Arthur Ashe (1943 - 1993) and his wife, photographer Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe, October 1977.

    Portrait of American tennis legend Arthur Ashe and his wife,...

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    Tintype portrait of shy-looking girl sitting on her father’s lap, ca. 1870’s,

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    Proud Black w/ his family - 1800s Vintage African American Photo | eBay

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