The first Statue of Liberty given to the the US by France was a black woman that the US turned down so the French made another which is the current in NY Harbor. This is Black Lady Liberty, also made by the French, on the Island of St Martin.
Melanesian children of the Solomon Islands…how beautiful!And people think that only white people have natural blond hair. In your face everyone who thought that. Black people have blond hair too.and they aren't light!
Alexa Irene Canady had almost dropped out of college as an undergraduate, but after recovering her self-confidence she went on to qualify as the first African American woman neurosurgeon in the United States.
Mary Eliza Mahoney, first acknowledged African American professional nurse. graduated from the New England Hospital for Women and Children co-founded the National Association of Colored Graduate Nurses.
April Susie King Taylor takes charge of a school for ex-slaves in GA. She will be the laundress attached to an all-black Union Army regiment, the black Army nurse & the only black woman to publish a memoir of her Civil War life.