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
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Nelson Mandela, 1964. "I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harmony and with equal opportunities. It is an ideal for which I hope to live for and to see realised. But, My Lord, if it needs be, it is an ideal for which I am prepared to die." - Supreme Court of South Africa, Pretoria, Rivonia Trial Speech, on 20 April 1964.

The Greatest Speeches In Modern History

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W.E.B. Dubois (1868 – 1963) was an American sociologist, historian, civil rights activist, Pan-Africanist, author and editor. Born in Great Barrington, Massachusetts.

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Roam better buy that house big enough so Taffy can have this in their bedroom.

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Jesse LeRoy Brown was the first African-American aviator in the United States Navy, a recipient of the Distinguished Flying Cross, and the first African-American naval officer killed in the Korean War.

October 13th in African American History - Jesse LeRoy Brown

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Photos: Never-Before-Seen Snapshots Of Prince At The Tender Age Of 17: LAist

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Nat King Cole

Nat 'King' Cole

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African American History | ... The Black Book': A Scrapbook of African American History - BV on Books

Black News, Entertainment, Style and Culture - HuffPost Black Voices

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Very Rare American Paper Mache Black Character Doll "Cleota" Attributed to Leo Moss 16" (41 cm.)

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Rare American Black Folk Doll by Leo Moss

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First Black Miss Universe Janelle Penny

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Born April 6, 1937 in New York City, Billy Dee Williams and twin sister Loretta celebrate their sixteenth birthday.

Black Celebrity Twins Besides Tia & Tamera

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Black Archive : found African American child

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1859 Booker T. Washington at the age of 3.

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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.

Education & Resources - National Women's History Museum

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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!

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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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