MissNikkiAnn Salutes Women: The 100 Series

We are one with Mother Earth. We are beauty. We are the nurturer. We are. We shall forever remain. No matter how man destroys the mother, she will survive and will one day regain the respect she lost.
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The first African-American troop in the Dixie Region, which covered the Southern states, taken in the late 1930's. The Girl Scouts of America welcomed girls of color as early as 5 years after its 1917  founding. More history here at madamenoire.com

The First Black Girl Scout Troop

Girl Scouts of America - troop for African American girls was formed in 1917 & by the GSUSA began a national effort to desegregate all Girl Scout troops. In Martin Luther King Jr. described the Girl Scouts as "a force for desegregation.

Janet Harmon Bragg was one of the first female african american aviators. (c. 1930)"

Janet Harmon Bragg is one of the first female black aviators and the first to hold a commercial pilot’s license. She faced adversity nearly all …

African American Family

:::::::: Vintage Photograph :::::::: African American Mother and her beautiful little family. I adore this portrait - it's one of my favourites! How about "Mother and her beautiful little family?

African American Children by Black History Album, via Flickr

Four African American children, probably three girls and one boy, pose in a living room next to a piano in white dresses. Want to know more about Black History ?

What an elegant lady...late 1920s/early 1930

This is an old photograph of a young African American lady posing for the camera on a Winter's day. There is nothing to identify this lady or when or where this photograph was taken. My guess is that this was sometime during the late or early

Little Ballerinas by Black History Album, via Flickr

History: 1947 Doris Patterson’s dance class by Addison Scurlock, Washington D., National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.

Mary McLeod Bethune as a young woman

cartermagazine: “Today In History ‘Mary McLeod Bethune, educator, civil rights leader, and founder of both Bethune-Cookman College and the National Council of Negro Women, was commemorated on a U.